Around 12:30 this morning Cambridge fire received calls for a house fire at 294 Columbia St. Box 297 was struck and engine 5 reported heavy fire showing from the top floor of a 3 story wood frame. Rescue 1 conducted a primary search and located 1 victim on the fire floor which is reported to be in serious condition. The bulk of the fire has been knocked down and the scene is being held for fire investigators with Cambridge fire and the Massachusetts State Police. Updates to follow as they become available.
Updated: 11/18-Article from the Cambridge Chronicle identifies the victim: Cambridge fatal fire