Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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...

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