House Fire on Gordon Street Somerville


The Somerville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 17 Gordon Street in Somerville.

According to reports, two Somerville Police Officers Algee and Jean-Jacques were the first to arrive on scene and rescued a female occupant from the burning structure.

The Massachusetts State Fire Marshal is on scene.

Ambulances requested for injuries reported.

Firefighters found a first floor rear bedroom engulfed in flames with heavy smoke throughout the two story dwelling. The occupant of the first floor was rescued from the building by a contractor working in a house next door prior to firefighters arrival . Both the rescuer and victim were transported to the hospital. Damage is estimated at $100,000 and both apartments are uninhabitable at this time. Two occupants have been displaced. The cause of the fire is presently under investigation.

Photos courtesy of Somerville FD


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