Police Briefs — March 15

House Fire

The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a house fire at 300 Boston Ave. at 2:57 p.m. on March 9. The department was joined by the Medford Fire Department, Medford Police Department and the Armstrong Ambulance Service. As the case is still under investigation by the Medford Fire Department, the cause of the fire has yet to be determined. Eleven of the house’s residents are confirmed to be Tufts students. Displaced residents were offered on-campus housing.

Fire Alarm

The fire alarm went off in South Hall at 3:04 a.m. on March 12. The cause has yet to be determined. The building’s pull station was activated and the area was scanned. No signs of fire were found, the building was deemed safe for re-entry and the system was reset.

Stolen Plow Markers

TUPD responded to stolen plow markers reported at 574 Boston Ave. at 10 p.m. on March 12. The officers were only able to uncover two small broken pieces, which had frayed and splintered wood at one end.


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