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4-alarm fire guts Cambridge three-family house

10 families are displaced; damage said to cost $2.5m

Cambridge firefighters battled a four-alarm fire this morning that affected three houses on Lexington Avenue. ''The fire had a very good head start,'' Fire Chief Gerald Reardon told reporters. Three firefighters were injured in the blaze. Cambridge firefighters battled a four-alarm fire this morning that affected three houses on Lexington Avenue. ''The fire had a very good head start,'' Fire Chief Gerald Reardon told reporters. Three firefighters were injured in the blaze. (Globe Staff Photo / George Rizer)
By John R. Ellement
Globe Staff / December 10, 2008

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CAMBRIDGE - A raging four-alarm fire destroyed a three-family house yesterday and damaged two others, though a city firehouse is just a few doors from where the original fire broke out, officials and neighbors said. (Full article: 499 words)

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