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Relief Fund Surpasses $530,000 Following Massive Cambridge Fire

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – An online fundraising page set up after a massive fire ripped through a Cambridge neighborhood has raised more than $530,000 in a matter of days.

The 10-alarm fire broke out on Berkshire Street on Saturday, destroying several residential buildings and leaving over 100 people homeless.

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Flames rage at a 10-alarm Cambridge fire. (Image Credit: Peter Osbourne)

Mayor Denise Simmons' office set up an online fundraising page with a goal of bringing in $500,000 to assist the people impacted by the fire.

In just three days, more than $532,000 was raised by over 7,000 people.

Donations are also being accepted by mail:

Mayor's Fire Relief Fund
795 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

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