Ceiling-fan short circuit sparks Charlestown fire

Firefighters on scene in Charlestown

Firefighters on scene in Charlestown. Photo by BFD..

The Boston Fire Department reports the fire, at 83 Cambridge St. in Charlestown, did an estimated $150,000 in damage to the four-apartment building.

The fire, reported at 12:48 p.m., did not result in injuries, the department says.



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      Anyone know how to prevent

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      Anyone know how to prevent this sort of thing, besides hiring a competent licensed electrician in the first place?

      Is there such thing as a preventive electrical inspection?

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