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Boston Herald
Smoky Fens brush fire lights up area radarit showed up on the National Weather Service radar — prompting a wildfire on so
Smoky Fens brush fire lights up area radar
Boston Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
it showed up on the National Weather Service radar — prompting a wildfire on social media. “They produce dramatic smoke,” Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said about brush fires. “That spot is always good for a brush fire a couple... Read more
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Boston Globe
Brush fire near Fenway sends smoke above city skylineLarge plumes of smoke rose above the Boston skyline on Thursday afternoon due t
Brush fire near Fenway sends smoke above city skyline
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
Large plumes of smoke rose above the Boston skyline on Thursday afternoon due to a brush fire in the Fenway neighborhood, Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said. The one-alarm fire sent up billows of smoke in the neighborhood as... Read more
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Boston Herald
Builder alleges Walsh involved in union requestissues.” In its response to Rauseo’s legal complaint, the city said at the tim
Builder alleges Walsh involved in union request
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
issues.” In its response to Rauseo’s legal complaint, the city said at the time tenants moved in to Mystic Lofts, “there had been no (Boston Fire Department) reports or inspection to indicate a safe and operable fire alarm system was i... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suspect reported in custody after wild highway chasestretches of Route 128, Route 9, Route 135, and Route 1. It ended on Route 1 So
Suspect reported in custody after wild highway chase
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
stretches of Route 128, Route 9, Route 135, and Route 1. It ended on Route 1 South, at 1451 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury. Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said firefighters were summoned at 11:03 a.m. to West Roxbury. They... Read more
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Boston Globe
High-speed chase ends in flames as suspect flees from police60 mph during the chase, according to the Globe. The driver then abandoned his
High-speed chase ends in flames as suspect flees from police
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
60 mph during the chase, according to the Globe. The driver then abandoned his car just before it burst into flames. The Boston Fire Department was called to the scene to extinguish the car fire at 11:04 a.m. Police believe the man set his car on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suspect reported in custody after wild highway chasestretches of Route 128, Route 9, Route 135, and Route 1. It ended on Route 1 So
Suspect reported in custody after wild highway chase
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
stretches of Route 128, Route 9, Route 135, and Route 1. It ended on Route 1 South, at 1451 VFW Parkway in West Roxbury. Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said firefighters were summoned at 11:03 a.m. to West Roxbury. They... Read more
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Boston Herald
Two proposals target flaws in firefightingState lawmakers are debating two proposals this week aimed at fixing weaknesses
Two proposals target flaws in firefighting
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
State lawmakers are debating two proposals this week aimed at fixing weaknesses in the Boston Fire Department in reaction to the 2014 Back Bay blaze that claimed the lives of two firefighters. One proposal would boost funding for the hazardous... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trash compactor fire sends smoke through downtown Boston high-risecompactor at a downtown Boston high-rise residential building led to partial ev
Trash compactor fire sends smoke through downtown Boston high-rise
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
compactor at a downtown Boston high-rise residential building led to partial evacuations early Monday, but no injuries, the Boston fire department reported. Several feet of garbage had built up in a trash chute inside the 27-story building at 770... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters seek new law to ban flame retardantsstate takes more sweeping measures. “We shouldn’t be the canary in the coal mi
Firefighters seek new law to ban flame retardants
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
state takes more sweeping measures. “We shouldn’t be the canary in the coal mine,” said Jay Fleming, deputy chief of the Boston Fire Department and a consultant to Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, the firefighters union, which has... Read more
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Boston Globe
Two injured after car crashes into Dorchester buildingbuilding near the intersection of Dorchester and Melville avenue shortly before
Two injured after car crashes into Dorchester building
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
building near the intersection of Dorchester and Melville avenue shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Boston Fire Department. Two people were injured, after the car crashed into the building at about 9:37 pm, according to the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Roxbury blaze causes $350K in damagesThe Boston Fire Department says two families were displaced by an early morning
Roxbury blaze causes $350K in damages
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The Boston Fire Department says two families were displaced by an early morning apartment house fire on Brookledge Street in Roxbury. No injuries were reported and all the residents made it out safely; however, fire officials said the two-alarm... Read more
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Boston Globe
A two-alarm fire in Roxbury displaces two familiesBOSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT Firefighters attack a blaze in the back of an apartment
A two-alarm fire in Roxbury displaces two families
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON FIRE DEPARTMENT Firefighters attack a blaze in the back of an apartment building in Roxbury. A two-alarm fire in Roxbury in the early Wednesday displaced two families and left an apartment building heavily damaged, Boston fire officials... Read more
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Boston Globe
Quincy father of 3 dies trying to break up Dorchester fightto the Globe. ““Brian died a true hero as his organs were donated to save six l
Quincy father of 3 dies trying to break up Dorchester fight
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
to the Globe. ““Brian died a true hero as his organs were donated to save six lives. He had also previously run the Boston Marathon as part of the Boston Fire Department team and raised money for the Kenny Quinn Ford Brain Tumor Research Foundati... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man dies after weekend altercation in Dorchestera true hero as his organs were donated to save six lives. He had also previousl
Man dies after weekend altercation in Dorchester
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
a true hero as his organs were donated to save six lives. He had also previously run the Boston Marathon as part of the Boston Fire Department team and raised money for the Kenny Quinn Ford Brain Tumor Research Foundation. “He was taken from us... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters battle 4-alarm brush fire in Stony Brook ReservationA four-alarm fire burned up to five acres of brush at the Stony Brook Reservati
Firefighters battle 4-alarm brush fire in Stony Brook Reservation
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
A four-alarm fire burned up to five acres of brush at the Stony Brook Reservation in Hyde Park, officials said. The Boston Fire Department and Department of Conservation and Recreation have stopped the fire from spreading and are working to fully... Read more
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Boston Globe
alarm fire rips through old Anthony's Pier 4 siteput out a blaze at the demolition site of the iconic Anthony’s Pier 4 restauran
alarm fire rips through old Anthony's Pier 4 site
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
put out a blaze at the demolition site of the iconic Anthony’s Pier 4 restaurant in the Seaport early Monday morning, Boston Fire Department said. The 2-alarm fire burned on the water side of the partially demolished building, according to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chabot: Gomez, Walsh team up for cancer battledoing their job and we have to do a better job on that.” Gomez and Adam LaReau
Chabot: Gomez, Walsh team up for cancer battle
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
doing their job and we have to do a better job on that.” Gomez and Adam LaReau, co-founders of O2X, began working with the Boston Fire Department a year ago, training fire academy recruits to bulk up for their job while taking care to avoid... Read more
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Boston Globe
Hyde Park fire displaces seven, injures firefighterafternoon after suffering chest pains fighting a three-alarm fire in Hyde Park
Hyde Park fire displaces seven, injures firefighter
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
afternoon after suffering chest pains fighting a three-alarm fire in Hyde Park that displaced seven people, according to Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. No one else was injured in the blaze in the two-family home at 11 Ellis... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Fire officials stress cancer awareness, measures to protect firefighters in new videoFirefighters can do more to protect themselves from getting occupational-relate
Boston Fire officials stress cancer awareness, measures to protect firefighters in new video
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
Firefighters can do more to protect themselves from getting occupational-related cancer, the Boston fire department preaches in a new video, aimed at raising awareness and curbing cancer deaths. “We made this a priority,” Boston Fire Commissioner... Read more
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Boston Herald
Girl killed in Weymouth crash was athletetrauma.” “We tipped her on her side, just trying to get her to breathe ... the
Girl killed in Weymouth crash was athlete
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
trauma.” “We tipped her on her side, just trying to get her to breathe ... then I started chest compressions,” the 20-year Boston Fire Department veteran said. “She later passed at the hospital.” Archbishop Williams High President Dennis M. Duggan... Read more
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Boston Globe
Adult, child trapped in car after crasha car in near Franklin Park Sunday evening. Boston firefighters extricated the
Adult, child trapped in car after crash
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
a car in near Franklin Park Sunday evening. Boston firefighters extricated the two and Boston EMS took them to a nearby hospital, Boston Fire Department spokesman Stephen MacDonald said. The crash occurred near Elm Hill Avenue and Seaver... Read more
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Boston Globe
Worker injured after porch collapse in Dorchesterafter a third-floor porch on which he and another man were working collapsed Sa
Worker injured after porch collapse in Dorchester
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
after a third-floor porch on which he and another man were working collapsed Saturday just before 1 p.m., according to the Boston Fire Department. The two workers were attempting to take down the rear porches of a vacant, triple-decker home on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Black Boston firefighter suing Red Sox after allegedly being denied entrance to Fenway ParkAgainst Discrimination found last year that “probable cause existed to support
Black Boston firefighter suing Red Sox after allegedly being denied entrance to Fenway Park
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
Against Discrimination found last year that “probable cause existed to support [Cox’s] allegations.” Steve MacDonald, a Boston Fire Department spokesman, said Friday night that the department was not aware of the lawsuit and is not a party to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Black Boston firefighter suing Red Sox after allegedly being denied entrance to Fenway ParkAgainst Discrimination found last year that “probable cause existed to support
Black Boston firefighter suing Red Sox after allegedly being denied entrance to Fenway Park
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
Against Discrimination found last year that “probable cause existed to support [Cox’s] allegations.” Steve MacDonald, a Boston Fire Department spokesman, said Friday night that the department was not aware of the lawsuit and is not a party to... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Suzette Martinez Standring: Losing stuff leads to finding time and talenta job, and three generations’ worth of family heirlooms, it’s not easy. Yet at
Suzette Martinez Standring: Losing stuff leads to finding time and talent
Desert Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
a job, and three generations’ worth of family heirlooms, it’s not easy. Yet at age 69, the former lieutenant with the Boston Fire Department is not bitter. “I’m not in charge, I leave it to God,” said Foley, a Catholic and resident in... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Suzette Martinez Standring: Losing stuff leads to finding time and talenta job, and three generations’ worth of family heirlooms, it’s not easy. Yet at
Suzette Martinez Standring: Losing stuff leads to finding time and talent
The Monroe Evening News / Posted a month ago
a job, and three generations’ worth of family heirlooms, it’s not easy. Yet at age 69, the former lieutenant with the Boston Fire Department is not bitter. “I’m not in charge, I leave it to God,” said Foley, a Catholic and resident in... Read more
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Boston Globe
When a Good Memory LastsDepartment, and when he retired, her dad took the same position. “My sister St
When a Good Memory Lasts
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
Department, and when he retired, her dad took the same position. “My sister Stephanie was the one who reached out to the Boston Fire Department,” Heather said. “I didn’t even know they were coming until right before they got there.” Stephanie... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on firewere taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth A
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on fire
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 1 months ago
were taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth Avenue caught on fire Friday morning. The Boston Fire Department said the flames started in the recording studio around 8:50 a.m. By 9:40 a.m., firefighters said the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on firewere taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth A
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on fire
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
were taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth Avenue caught on fire Friday morning. The Boston Fire Department said the flames started in the recording studio around 8:50 a.m. By 9:40 a.m., firefighters said the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on firewere taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth A
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on fire
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 1 months ago
were taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth Avenue caught on fire Friday morning. The Boston Fire Department said the flames started in the recording studio around 8:50 a.m. By 9:40 a.m., firefighters said the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on firewere taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth A
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on fire
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 1 months ago
were taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth Avenue caught on fire Friday morning. The Boston Fire Department said the flames started in the recording studio around 8:50 a.m. By 9:40 a.m., firefighters said the... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on firewere taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth A
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on fire
Dayton Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
were taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth Avenue caught on fire Friday morning. The Boston Fire Department said the flames started in the recording studio around 8:50 a.m. By 9:40 a.m., firefighters said the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on firewere taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth A
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on fire
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 1 months ago
were taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth Avenue caught on fire Friday morning. The Boston Fire Department said the flames started in the recording studio around 8:50 a.m. By 9:40 a.m., firefighters said the... Read more
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ajc.com
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on firewere taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth A
5 injured when Boston University recording studio catches on fire
ajc.com / Posted 1 months ago
were taken to the hospital after a Boston University building on Commonwealth Avenue caught on fire Friday morning. The Boston Fire Department said the flames started in the recording studio around 8:50 a.m. By 9:40 a.m., firefighters said the... Read more
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Boston Herald
BU blaze injures 5firefighters said. “It was in a recording studio that, as you can imagine, is
BU blaze injures 5
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
firefighters said. “It was in a recording studio that, as you can imagine, is a windowless, heavily soundproofed area,” Boston Fire Department Spokesman Steve MacDonald said. “It generated a tremendous amount of black, nasty smoke throughout... Read more
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Boston Globe
Peabody father of two identified as person killed in South Boston industrial accidentWednesday, an industrial accident under investigation by the federal Occupation
Peabody father of two identified as person killed in South Boston industrial accident
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
Wednesday, an industrial accident under investigation by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Boston Fire Department. “He was a wonderful husband and father,” Brian Caron’s father, Phillip, said in a brief telephone... Read more
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Boston Herald
Five people treated in 3-alarm blaze at Boston Universitya three-alarm fire in a building at the university’s communication school, fire
Five people treated in 3-alarm blaze at Boston University
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
a three-alarm fire in a building at the university’s communication school, firefighters said. According to tweets from the Boston Fire Department, firefighters responded to the blaze on Cummington Street just before 9 a.m. The fire broke out in a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Plant where man died was fined beforeoperating procedures had not been developed for all system activities or were i
Plant where man died was fined before
Boston Herald / Posted 1 months ago
operating procedures had not been developed for all system activities or were incomplete,” OSHA’s 2009 statement read. Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said fire investigators remained at the scene yesterday morning after a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Roxbury fire spread from boat to home and caused $750,000 in damage, officials saywhat caused a fire in Roxbury Thursday morning that spread from a boat parked i
Roxbury fire spread from boat to home and caused $750,000 in damage, officials say
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
what caused a fire in Roxbury Thursday morning that spread from a boat parked in a driveway to a nearby home. The Boston Fire Department said the two-alarm fire was raised to three-alarms as the fire spread from the boat to the second and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Worker dead after large ammonia leak in seafood warehouseman died Wednesday night after a large ammonia leak in a seafood warehouse in B
Worker dead after large ammonia leak in seafood warehouse
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
man died Wednesday night after a large ammonia leak in a seafood warehouse in Boston’s Seaport District, according to the Boston Fire Department. Firefighters responded to a call about a possible ammonia leak at the Stavis Seafoods Warehouse... Read more
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Boston Globe
Previous violations at seafood company where worker killedreported just before 6 p.m. Firefighters responded to the building at 7 Channel
Previous violations at seafood company where worker killed
Boston Globe / Posted 1 months ago
reported just before 6 p.m. Firefighters responded to the building at 7 Channel St., but were pushed back by the fumes. The Boston Fire Department declared the situation a level 3 hazmat situation, requiring firefighters entering the building to... Read more
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