Cambridge (MA) Firefighter Shoots Self Accidentally at Fire Station

A Cambridge firefighter is under investigation by police and the city, after he accidentally shot himself inside a fire station, reports (

Fire officials are not naming the man, but said he’s been in the department for more than 20 years.

He was wounded on his right side and treated. The incident took place at Cambridge Fire Station No. 3 on Cambridge Street.

Officials said the gun is licensed to the firefighter, but he was not supposed to carry it in the station.