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Residents displaced after partial roof collapse in Dorchester

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – Nine residents, including three children, of a building on Dudley Street in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood have been displaced after the top story of the building partially collapsed Sunday morning.

Authorities responded to 433 Dudley St. after learning part of the building had collapsed affecting approximately 10 units.

The American Red Cross also responded to the residence to assist displaced residents.

The cause of the collapse is under investigation, but a fire official told FOX 25 the building had a lot of wood rot.

No one was injured.

Additionally, no one will be allowed back into the building until a structural engineer has assessed the damage.

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