3rd Alarm fire Box 3-23 49 Webster Av

Three alarms were ordered, Box 3-23, for the fire in the 3-story residence at 49 Webster Av. Approximately 70 firefighters worked to contain and extinguish the fire in this very congested neighborhood. Time of the initial alarm was 724 a.m. Sadly one resident succumbed to injuries. Several other residents were displaced by the fire. 

In addition to Cambridge Fire companies, Somerville Fire companies assisted at the fire. Firefighters from Arlington, Belmont, Boston, Brookline, Waltham, & Watertown covered in Cambridge and responded to other, unrelated emergencies during the fire. 

3rd alarm Box 3-23 29Dec2021

3rd alarm Box 3-23 29Dec2021

3rd alarm Box 3-23 29Dec2021

3rd alarm Box 3-23 29Dec2021

3rd alarm Box 3-23 29Dec2021

3rd alarm Box 3-23 29Dec2021 Rescue 1

Page was posted on 12/30/2021 9:20 AM
Page was last modified on 12/30/2021 10:37 AM
Contact Us

How can we help?

Please provide as much detail below as possible so City staff can respond to your inquiry:

As a governmental entity, the Massachusetts Public Records Law applies to records made or received by the City. Any information received through use of this site is subject to the same provisions as information provided on paper.

Read our complete privacy statement


Service Requests

Enter a service request via Commonwealth Connect for things like missed trash pickups, potholes, etc.