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By adamg - 10/11/23 - 8:29 am

The Huntington News reports about 100 students at Northeastern's Willis Hall, 50 Leon St. in the Fenway were forced into the brisk night air Tuesday when a burning candle on one student's stove somehow exploded. The News reports the student managed to douse the candle-sized blaze, but not until it sent enough smoke into the air to trigger alarms and bring the Boston Fire Department to the scene.

By adamg - 9/13/22 - 8:28 pm
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Leon Street tonight. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: It was all a hoax, feds charge.

Live Boston reports one person suffered minor injuries - but serious enough for transport to a local hospital - in an explosion on the third floor of Holmes Hall, 39 Leon St., shortly after 7 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 11/3/20 - 7:58 pm

Around 7:35 p.m. People on the neighboring Northeastern campus were asked to shelter in place.

By adamg - 12/8/19 - 1:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting men from Hyde Park and Mattapan on gun charges after they tried to speed away from a traffic stop only to crash their car, then fail to outrun responding police officers. Read more.

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