Early on November 14, 2016, the Belmont (MA) Fire Department responded to a building fire on the property of the McLean Hospital. Arriving firefighters found a large vacant building almost totally involved. A second alarm was sounded, and mutual aid firefighters responded to assist. It took firefighters more than three hours to extinguish the fire; the cause of the fire was under investigation.

– Fire News photos by Owen Carrigan and Kevin White