Firefighters are assessing the damage Sunday in an East Cambridge neighborhood where a 10-alarm fire jumped from one building to another Saturday afternoon. Responders fought the blaze through the night.
Heavy flames engulfed multi-family buildings, including a former church that had been converted to condos. Cambridge Mayor E. Denise Simmons said Sunday morning that at least 60 families had been displaced from the fire. City officials said Sunday afternoon that a total of 48 families representing 104 individuals had registered with the Red Cross after they were displaced.
WBUR's Steve Brown was on the scene Saturday night and joined Morning Edition.
Editor's Note: Since this story aired, the number of families reported displaced by the fire has changed. The post and headline have been updated to accurately reflect the most current information.
This article was originally published on December 04, 2016.