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Boston Fire Department engines outside Boylston Street station

Boylston Station evacuated by fire

By Camilo Fonseca, Editor-at-Large
February 5, 2022

A fire broke out on a Green Line train on Saturday evening, resulting in the evacuation of Boylston Street station and bringing first responders to the scene. While passing Kenmore Station, operators...

The police and fire department closed down Harrison Ave. yesterday.

Fire alarm briefly closes testing center again

By Camilo Fonseca and Frankie Rowley
November 3, 2021

Emerson’s testing center was forced to close for the second time in as many days due to a fire alarm at 116 Harrison Avenue on Wednesday morning. Boston firefighters arrived at the scene at 8:35 a.m....

Firefighters put away the water hose.

Tufts refrigerator fire closes testing center amid hazmat concerns

By Frankie Rowley, Gabriel Borges, and Henrique Rocha
November 2, 2021

Emerson’s testing center was abruptly shuttered Tuesday afternoon after a fire forced the evacuation of the surrounding Tufts Medical Center complex, fire officials said.  Firefighters were sent...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Incident Journal: Suspicious person reported in Little Building, fire alarm set off at Boston Park Plaza Hotel

By Ann E. Matica, Deputy News Editor
April 15, 2021

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, April 5 A fire...

An ECPD patrol vehicle.

Four elevator malfunctions, several ongoing investigations

By Beacon Staff
March 11, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Feb. 24 The...

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Winter break Incident Journal: Suspicious packages and a foot chase

January 15, 2020

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to The Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 A...

BFD trucks blocked off traffic heading southbound at the Stuart and Tremont Streets intersection. Tomas Gozalez / Beacon Staff

Fire breaks out in high rise under construction on Stuart Street

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
April 4, 2019

The Boston Fire Department extinguished a two-alarm fire that broke out in a 24-story high rise under construction next to the Wilbur Theatre at the corner of Stuart and Tremont Streets. No injuries were...

Emerson College commuters can expect regular Blue Line service Monday morning. Courtesy of the MBTA.

MBTA to resume Blue Line service Monday morning

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 17, 2019

The MBTA plans to resume Blue Line service for morning commuters on March 18 after suspending service between the Logan Airport and Wonderland stops for three days. The restoration of damaged signal...

Watch: East Boston fire destroys family-owned business

By Tomas Gonzalez, Staff Writer/Photographer
March 16, 2019

The Boston Fire Department ordered evacuations in an East Boston neighborhood on March 15 after a massive fire broke out from a family-owned casket company on 1411 Bennington St. at about 3:30 p.m. The...

Residents return to Orient Heights after toxic 9-alarm fire

Residents return to Orient Heights after toxic 9-alarm fire

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
March 16, 2019

Residents returned to the Orient Heights neighborhood in East Boston late Friday night after a massive nine-alarm fire carried smoke and toxic fumes over the area.   Hundreds of firefighters battled...

East Boston residents were evacuated after a nine-alarm fire broke out at approximately 3:30 p.m. on March 15. Photo by Anissa Gardizy

Live Updates: 9-alarm fire breaks out in East Boston

March 15, 2019

The Boston Fire Department ordered evacuations in East Boston on March 15 after a massive fire broke out from a casket company on Bennington Street at approximately 3:30 p.m. The BFD allowed residents...

Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Boston Fire Department extinguishes dumpster fire behind campus

By Anissa Gardizy
February 14, 2019

The Boston Fire Department extinguished a dumpster fire in Allen’s Alley behind Little Building on Thursday after students smelled smoke in multiple college buildings around 3:30 p.m. No injuries were...

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Incident Journal

December 5, 2018

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to the Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Nov. 26 The...

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Incident Journal

November 25, 2018

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to the Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Nov. 12 The...

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Incident Journal

November 6, 2018

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to the Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Oct. 29 A staff...

A Boston police officer stands watch as firefighters battle the seven alarm blaze at 104 Hemenway St. Oct. 27. Diana Bravo / Beacon Correspondent

Off-campus students affected by Hemenway fire receive free housing

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
October 30, 2018

The college will provide temporary housing free of charge at the 12 Hemenway residence hall to the two off-campus students affected by the fire at 104 Hemenway St., according to two college officials....

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Incident Journal

October 30, 2018

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to the Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content. Monday, Oct. 22 The...

Fire breaks out near Hemenway residence hall, students affected

Fire breaks out near Hemenway residence hall, students affected

By Diana Bravo, Copyeditor/Photographer
October 27, 2018

Update Oct. 30: The college provided housing free of charge to the two off-campus students affected by the fire at 104 Hemenway St.  Two off-campus Emerson students will receive temporary housing after...

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Incident Journal

October 10, 2018

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content. Tuesday, Oct. 2 The...

Firefighters on scene after reports of fire in Center Stage. Photo: Chris Van Buskirk // Berkeley Beacon

Minor fire in Center Stage, no injuries

By Chris Van Buskirk, Contributing Reporter
January 22, 2018

Center Stage faced minor water damage after a fire started in Whiskey Saigon and transferred to the cafe. The nightclub also sustained minor damage to it's exterior walls. The Dining Center will reopen...

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