Cambridge Fire Department
A bill in the Massachusetts State Legislature spearheaded by a Harvard alum would require all students enrolled in the state’s schools and colleges — including Harvard — to complete fire safety training.
Roughly 100 Cambridge residents fled their homes last week, forced out by a fire originating on the third floor of a condominium in Harvard Square that spread throughout the building.
Cambridge police officers and firefighters delivered approximately 50,000 donated masks to Mount Auburn Hospital and Cambridge Hospital Tuesday.
The Cambridge Police Department diverted traffic in the nearby blocks of the surrounding area. CPD warned in a tweet at approximately 2:07 p.m. that residents should expect traffic impacts in Harvard Square during the response to the fire.
The Cambridge Fire Department tweeted Monday that four engines responded to a fire in Emerson Hall's pipe chase — an enclosed space where plumbing, and sometimes electrical wires, are hidden — around noon.
A fire broke out Monday morning at OTTO Pizza in Harvard Square and was extinguished within an hour after an “aggressive attack,” according to the the Cambridge Fire Department.
Cambridge residents riding with Uber can now take advantage of an enhanced security feature built into the application to improve emergency response.
The Cambridge Police and Fire Departments were hard at work Wednesday afternoon to respond to a reported hydraulic leak in Harvard Square.
Acting Chief of Department Gerard E. Mahoney said the source of the issue was smoke due to “a telephone charger cord that overheated.”