A 7 alarm fire severely damaged a Back Bay condo building Saturday, injuring 3 firefighters and displacing approximately 35 residents. The blaze, officially blamed on careless disposal of smoking material, reportedly began around 2 p.m. on an upper floor of the 6 story structure at 31 Massachusetts Avenue. Dollar loss was initially set at 2.5 million.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, who was on scene, praised the work of firefighters. Here’s some of what that hard work looked like …
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Words: Penny & Ed Cherubino
Photography: © 2014 Penny & Ed Cherubino
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