Fire inspectors are trying to figure out the cause of a basement fire that erupted around 4 a.m. in the basement of Goody Glover's, 48-50 Salem St., the Boston Fire Department reports. Food and electrical inspectors will be on scene this morning as well.
Firefighters responded around 9 p.m. to 26 Juniper St. for a basement fire.
A fire that broke out around 12:45 p.m. at China Sky, Gallivan Boulevard and Adams Street, went to two alarms. It was brought under control within 45 minutes.
The Boston Fire Department reports the fire was in a vent heading to the roof, probably about the last thing Boston firefighters want to hear at a Chinese restaurant. Damage was estimated at $100,000.
The fire was confined to a first-floor bedroom in the three-story brick building, the department says, adding some residents were able to return to their homes after the all-out was sounded at 6:05 a.m.
Another day, another trash fire, shortly before noon at Downtown Crossing. Extinguished quickly, but power was cut as firefighters entered "the pit" to put it out. And with fire comes residual delays.
Smoke from what the MBTA described as "a minor grease fire" on the southbound side could be smelled as far away as Broadway, but the Boston Fire Department gave the T permission to resume service around 9 a.m.
The cause of a 1 a.m. fire at 645 Saratoga St. remains under investigation, the Boston Fire Department reports.
Seven residents were evacuated without injuries from the blaze, which caused an estimated $150,000 in damage, the department says.
Channel 7 reports Nstar crews this morning were continuing to try to stop an underground wire under Bolton Street from smoldering. Nearby residents had to be evacuated last night due to high carbon-monoxide levels from the wires.
The Boston Fire Department reports fire crews responded shortly after 9 p.m. to 305 Bolton St.
UPDATE: Firefighters were still finding "small pockets of fire" at 12:30 a.m., BFD reports. All out finally sounded at 2:43 a.m. House declared a total loss. Five feet of water in the basement.
Boston firefighters raced to 5 Page St. late this afternoon to battle what turned into a three-alarm fire that destroyed parts of every floor - at one point, fire was blowing out the rear on all three floors.
The bulk of the fire, triggered by a first-floor short circuit, was knocked down shortly after 5 p.m., the Boston Fire Department reports. The department summoned the Red Cross to help the nine occupants find a new place to stay.
The Boston Fire Department reports a short circuit sparked a two-alarm fire that heavily damaged a daycare center and home at 18 Boyden St. this morning.
The department reports ten children and two adults were safely evacuated after the fire erupted around 10 a.m. One firefighter suffered a bruised hand battling the blaze, which extended from the basement to the roof before it was extinguished.
Boston fire crews tonight responded to 49 Maxwell St. for a fire, less than 24 hours after they put out another fire at the same address.
Fire investigators ruled yesterday's fire suspicious and were summoned to the address again tonight.
Boston_Fireman reports last night's fire was reported around 9:30 p.m. A Dorchester firefighter blogs it started in a third-floor bedroom being used for storage. According to Local 718, tonight's fire started in a third-floor closet around 6:30 p.m.
The Dorchester firefighter adds that when firefighters arrived last night:
Surprisingly not all the occupants decided to leave the fire floor including children.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 96 Boston St. that broke out around 12:45 p.m. sent one firefighter to the hospital and did an estimated $300,000 in damage.
Residents of the three-story building, which houses a deli on the first floor, all got out safely, the department says. The injuured firefighter was burned on his ears, the department says. Investigators are still determining a cause of the blaze, which apparently started in the basement.
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A fire that broke out shortly before 10:30 p.m. in an apparently empty warehouse complex at 31 Norfolk Ave. went to nine alarms in just a few minutes. Firefighters were ordered out of and away from the building only a few minutes before it began to collapse around 10:35.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that erupted shortly before 5 a.m. at 51 Phillips St. sent one woman to the hospital with serious injuries from burns and smoke and one man to the hospital with burns and other injuries possibly caused by jumping from the third floor.
The woman was found inside her apartment, the department says, adding one firefighter went to the hospital after getting debris in his eye.
The fire broke out on the second floor of the ten-unit building and left at least 12 people without a home, the department says. Damage is estimated at $250,000.
UPDATE: The Globe interviews a resident of a neighboring building, who rushed in to pound on doors to try to get people up - and out.
Boston_Fireman tweets Boston fire companies are at DeLuca's Market, 11 Charles St., because of a fire that started in the basement and spread upwards: Crews are attempting to rescue a turtle and either a cat or a dog on the floor above the market. The fire went to four alarms shortly after noon.
Channel 4: Owner vows to rebuild.
Charles Street was shut to traffic between Pickney and Beacon; Beacon is shut between Charles and Park.
This is Boston's fifth two-alarm or worse fire since July 4
A fire erupted around 3 p.m. in a trailer at the Boston Trailer Park, 1515 VFW Parkway, just south of Spring Street.
The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that erupted shortly before 6 p.m. in a triple decker at 180 Chelsea St. quickly went to one alarm as it burned through the rear porches on the second and third floors.
All of the residents got out safely; the Red Cross is now on scene to help them find a place to stay.
The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire that broke out shortly after 7 p.m. shut down Olives Restaurant at 10 City Square and caused an estimated $200,000 in damage.
The department says firefighters arrived to find fire coming out of external ductwork on the third floor of the six-floor building and from the roof. Inside the building, most of the damage was due to smoke and water running down the ducts into the restaurant from the hoses used to battle the blaze.