Four-alarm fire in same Roxbury complex hit by nine-alarm fire in 2010
Firefighters managed to contain a fire that broke out shortly after 10 p.m. in a Norfolk Avenue complex where the 9-alarm fire broke out in 2010.
Several of the buildings in the 35 Norfolk Ave., complex were already marked to keep firefighters out. Damage was estimated at $150,000.
The "RFD" on the building stands for Royal Fire Door.
One squatter was removed as firefighters battled the fire; the department reports finding "strong evidence" that squatters were living in the buildings: "Food wrappers, bottles, cans, etc."
We work at 173 Norfolk and bike by here daily. Some activity there in the last few days: a guy going in the bldg. Also some guy wandering around the rubble two days ago with sandals on. And gloves.