Sen. Elizabeth Warren thanks firefighters after fire at son’s Mass. home
“I deeply appreciate the efforts of the firefighters who worked through the night to put out a fire at our son’s house,” Warren said. “I am grateful that everyone is safe.”
By Irene Rotondo
MEDFORD, Mass. — The home of the son of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren caught on fire early Tuesday morning, according to reports from multiple outlets.
Warren’s son, Alexander, lives in Medford. The fire broke out around 1:19 a.m. on Tuesday, WCVB reported.
“I deeply appreciate the efforts of the firefighters who worked through the night to put out a fire at our son’s house,” Warren said in a statement, WCVB reported. “I am grateful that everyone is safe and request privacy for our family.”
The two-and-a-half story home is currently valued at $1.33 million, according to town records. It was sold to Alexander Warren on April 16, 2021 for $1.35 million.
The home has five bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths. It’s 3,385 square feet, and was built in 1900.
According to outlets, Sen. Warren was seen looking at the damage of the home this morning.
The Medford Fire Department told MassLive the fire was still under investigation as of 10 a.m. WCVB reported firefighters from multiple communities responded to the scene around 1 a.m. and remained on scene as of 9 a.m. to monitor hot spots.
The outlet reported flames and heavy smoke during the blaze, with windows blown out.
Medford Fire Chief John Freedman told WCVB no one was injured, as the home was under construction and vacant, but nearby homes were evacuated.