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Cambridge Fire Department

Car in Charles River
Cambridge

Car in Charles River

Cambridge first responders prepare to pull a car out of the Charles River near Weeks Bridge.

State House
Cambridge Fire Department

Mass. Bill Spurred By Harvard Alum Would Mandate Fire Safety Training at All Schools, Universities

A bill in the Massachusetts State Legislature spearheaded by a Harvard alum would require all students enrolled in the state’s schools and colleges — including Harvard — to complete fire safety training.

100 Residents Displaced by Cambridge Fire
Harvard Square

100 Residents Displaced By Fire in Harvard Square Condo

Roughly 100 Cambridge residents fled their homes last week, forced out by a fire originating on the third floor of a condominium in Harvard Square that spread throughout the building.

Cambridge Fire Department
Cambridge

Cambridge First Responders Distribute 50,000 Donated Masks to Local Hospitals For Coronavirus

Cambridge police officers and firefighters delivered approximately 50,000 donated masks to Mount Auburn Hospital and Cambridge Hospital Tuesday.

Emerson Hall Fire
On Campus

Emerson Hall Fire

Cambridge firefighters scale the roof of Emerson Hall after smoke started pouring out of the building around noon on Friday.

Border Fire 1
Harvard Square

Border Fire 1

A fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the shared Border Cafe and Harvard Global Health Institute building at 32 Church St. around 1 p.m.

Border Fire 1
Cambridge

Two-Alarm Fire Sweeps Through Border Cafe and Global Health Institute Building

The Cambridge Police Department diverted traffic in the nearby blocks of the surrounding area. CPD warned in a tweet at approximately 2:07 p.m. that residents should expect traffic impacts in Harvard Square during the response to the fire.

Border Fire 2
Harvard Square

Border Fire 2

At least 40 firefighters were deployed to respond to a fire in the exhaust duct of the shared Border Cafe and Harvard Global Health Institute building at 32 Church St. Sunday afternoon.

Emerson Hall Fire
On Campus

Emerson Hall Fire

Cambridge firefighters douse the flames in Emerson Hall after smoke started pouring out of the building around noon on Friday.

Emerson Hall Fire
Cambridge Fire Department

Cambridge Fire Department Responds to Two-Alarm Fire in Harvard Yard

The Cambridge Fire Department tweeted Monday that four engines responded to a fire in Emerson Hall's pipe chase — an enclosed space where plumbing, and sometimes electrical wires, are hidden — around noon.

Quincy House
House Life

Leaves Outside Quincy House Catch Fire

Leaves on a ventilation grate outside of Quincy House’s New Residence Hall caught fire Monday afternoon, sending plumes of smoke into the air and triggering a multi-engine response from the Cambridge Fire Department.

Police Shut Down Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Police Shut Down Harvard Square

The Cambridge Police Department and Fire Department closed down the T station and several blocks in Harvard Square Monday Evening.

OTTO Pizza
Cambridge

OTTO Pizza in Harvard Square Temporarily Closes After Fire

A fire broke out Monday morning at OTTO Pizza in Harvard Square and was extinguished within an hour after an “aggressive attack,” according to the the Cambridge Fire Department.

OTTO Pizza
Cambridge

OTTO Pizza

A fire broke out Monday morning at OTTO Pizza's Harvard Square location at 1436 Massachusetts Ave.

Gerard E. Mahoney
Cambridge Fire Department

Gerard E. Mahoney

Gerard E. “Gerry” Mahoney is the acting Chief of Cambridge’s fire department.

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