A fire broke out around 6 a.m. this morning in the back of one home on Calvin Street . Six homes were damaged by the fire , 2 of the homes are a total loss.
Up to 50 people were displaced by the fire. Fire is under investigation.
American Red Cross volunteers have been on scene. Somerville Police helped secure the location at the Albert Argenziano School on Washington Street for the Red Cross. Somerville School Food Services are preparing a lunch of Sunny’s Pizza for guests. Red Cross are currently assessing the needs of residents on site, and more will be known shortly about what services we will provide. The fire affected 15-29 Calvin Street and 22 and 24 Beacon Place for a total of 6 buildings, 17 units.