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3 Alarm Fire in Tight Medford Neighborhood

By SEAN FESKO, Correspondent | May 11, 2020 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 051520129

On May 11, 2020, Medford Fire Alarm dispatched companies for a report of smoke in the area of Canal Street. While en route, additional calls came in reporting a fire in the rear of a residence set alongside the Mystic River. Companies had heavy fire on arrival and immediately struck a second alarm; a third alarm was struck about 15 minutes later. Due to the location of the home along the river and on a dead-end section of the street, companies fought the fire streetside, in neighboring yards, and from a bridge crossing the river.

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