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Fire and smoke seen coming out of a skyscraper in Boston.

Image Credit: MattReedNews

Local sources reported that fire and smoke was seen coming out of a skyscraper at 1 Congress Street, downtown Boston on Friday morning. The skyscraper is part of the Bulfinch Crossing development.

The Boston Fire Department did not release any more information but the police department issued a traffic advisory.

Construction workers said that the fire is on the 20th floor. Multiple firefighters are responding to the skyscraper fire. The fire went all the way up to the 21st floor, but the firefighters encountered the smoke when on the 18th floor. There were around 400 workers at the time of the fire. The firefighters managed to extinguish the fire in between seven to eight minutes.

Two construction workers were hurt in the accident, but luckily there were no deaths.

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