3 alarm fire in Newton

A fire in Newton that started around a chimney grew rapidly on Tuesday night, engulfing the roof and reaching 3 alarms before being brought under control. As I post this, the Newton Fire Department is battling another multiple alarm fire on the other side of town, its second for the night, with over 100 firefighters working in the city.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Flames that started around the chimney blow out the rear of a home at 285 Nahanton St in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Flames that started around the chimney blow out the rear of a home at 285 Nahanton St in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Newton firefighters pull a hose line at the scene of a 3 alarm fire on Nahanton St. on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Newton firefighters pull a hose line at the scene of a 3 alarm fire on Nahanton St. on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Flames shoot through the roof of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Flames shoot through the roof of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013 Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

Newton, MA 10/29/2013
Firefighters work at the scene of a 3 alarm house fire at 258 Nahanton St. in Newton on Tuesday night.

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