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Pittsfield boy sent to Boston hospital after fire

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A Pittsfield boy is fighting for his life in a Boston hospital after getting critically injured in a fire at his home.

Fire officials told CBS 3, the fire broke out at the family's Merriam Street home around 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

The 9-year-old suffered smoke inhalation before firefighters were able to pull him from the home's second floor.

A 23-year-old man was also transported to Berkshire Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation.  

The blaze is believed to have started in the kitchen.

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