Moody Building Evacuated Over CO Levels

701-709 Moody Street Evacuation


by Chris Wangler


February 21, 2023


A routine fire alarm call early Tuesday morning revealed elevated levels of carbon monoxide (CO), triggering a building evacuation.

Waltham Fire responded to 701-709 Moody Street around 5:00 a.m.

Waltham Fire entering evacuated building

Nothing was visible upon arrival, but further investigation determined that a delayed ignition was causing elevated carbon monoxide readings.

A second alarm was transmitted to help evacuate the building.

Waltham Fire inside evacuated building

No one was injured, and the incident remains under investigation.

Evacuated citizens from Moody building

Photos provided by Peter Lobo