Mission Office Burns In Cambridge

Fire breaks out and engulfs Mormon church in Cambridge during morning meeting
Daniel M. Peleschuk and Emma Rose Johnson, Boston Globe, May 17, 2009

When I was a missionary in the Massachusetts Boston Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, our mission home was at 4 Longfellow Road in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Not only was it our mission office, it was also home to the University Ward, in which I served for several months. Today that building was consumed in a three-alarm fire. It’s a bit sad to see a building associated with so many fond memories burn.

I wonder what the response will be to the fire from the church and its members. Will they call it a miracle that the steeple didn’t topple or that nobody was hurt?


Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer
Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer

Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer
Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer

Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer
Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer

Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer
Boston Globe Photo / George Rizer

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