Sad day for Lobster fans in Boston
60,000 pounds of lobster lost in Boston fire
Damage was estimated at $5 million, including the loss of about 60,000 pounds of lobster, MacDonald said. No one was in the building, which housed both wholesale and retail businesses, when the fire began.
James Hook & Co. has been in business since 1925 and is now run by third and fourth generations of the family. Co-owner Ed Hook said family members hope to rebuild.