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Wedding on cruise ship halted, when ship runs aground in Boston HarborNolan, general manager of the cruise line, said in an e-mail. The US Coast Gua
Wedding on cruise ship halted, when ship runs aground in Boston Harbor
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
Nolan, general manager of the cruise line, said in an e-mail. The US Coast Guard, the state Environmental Police and the Boston Fire department all responded to help transfer passengers to another cruise ship. Georges Island is seven miles from... Read more
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Boston Globe
Harbor Tower apartments evacuatedwere able to stop the leak at the Harbor Tower apartments at 85 East India Row,
Harbor Tower apartments evacuated
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
were able to stop the leak at the Harbor Tower apartments at 85 East India Row, said Steve MacDonald, a spokesman for the Boston Fire Department. Nobody was injured, he said. Firefighters have opened up the doors and windows on the 27th floor to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston school playground fire was arson, says fire departmentSomeone deliberately set a school playground on fire in Roslindale on Monday ni
Boston school playground fire was arson, says fire department
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Someone deliberately set a school playground on fire in Roslindale on Monday night, according to the Boston Fire Department. Firefighters responded to the blaze at Charles Sumner Elementary School at 9:50 p.m., posting to Twitter: “playground... Read more
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Boston Globe
Playground near Roslindale elementary school set on fire, Boston firefighters sayPlayground equipment behind a Boston Public School in Roslindale was deliberate
Playground near Roslindale elementary school set on fire, Boston firefighters say
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Playground equipment behind a Boston Public School in Roslindale was deliberately set afire Monday night, the Boston Fire Department said. Firefighters responded to the Charles Sumner Elementary School on Basile Street goes here around 9:50 p.m.... Read more
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Boston Globe
No injuries reported after South Boston fireBoston Fire Department Firefighters responded to 57 West 7th St. and found hea
No injuries reported after South Boston fire
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Boston Fire Department Firefighters responded to 57 West 7th St. and found heavy fire from the roof of a triple-decker. No injuries were reported Monday after a fire broke out on West 7th. St., the Boston Fire Department said on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston cop ran into burning building, saved 3 livesheroic actions of Lopez, a 20-year veteran of the Boston Police Department, wer
Boston cop ran into burning building, saved 3 lives
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
heroic actions of Lopez, a 20-year veteran of the Boston Police Department, were highlighted on CNN’s weekly segment about officers who go above and beyond the call of duty. The Boston Fire Department tweeted this photo of the burned... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters warned of job’s unintended health hazardsposed by smoke and fire. For many firefighters, cancer and heart disease also
Firefighters warned of job’s unintended health hazards
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
posed by smoke and fire. For many firefighters, cancer and heart disease also pose a great risk, affecting members of the Boston Fire Department at 2½ times the rate of other city residents, according to Dr. Michael Hamrock of St. Elizabeth’s... Read more
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Boston Globe
4 left homeless after fire rips through Allston houseA Raymond Street apartment building was destroyed in an early morning blaze Wed
4 left homeless after fire rips through Allston house
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
A Raymond Street apartment building was destroyed in an early morning blaze Wednesday. —Photo courtesy Boston Fire Department A two-alarm fire decimated a two-family home in Allston, displacing four and causing more than half a million dollars in... Read more
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Boston Globe
2-alarm Allston fire displaces 3 adults, 1 teenA two-alarm fire early Wednesday morning in Allston has displaced three adults
2-alarm Allston fire displaces 3 adults, 1 teen
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
A two-alarm fire early Wednesday morning in Allston has displaced three adults and one teenager, the Boston Fire Department said. There were reports of live ammunition going off, causing firefighters to pull out from the home during the fire, the... Read more
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Person attempts to swim Charles River Thursday nightthey got to the other side, officials said. Rescuers from both Boston and Camb
Person attempts to swim Charles River Thursday night
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
they got to the other side, officials said. Rescuers from both Boston and Cambridge were called at about 11 p.m., the Boston Fire Department said in official tweets. The person was trying to swim toward the Cambridge Hyatt. The State Police... Read more
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Boston Globe
Traffic diverted off I-93 southbound due to truck fire in O’Neill TunnelTunnel Thursday afternoon, closing the southbound side of Interstate 93 and rel
Traffic diverted off I-93 southbound due to truck fire in O’Neill Tunnel
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
Tunnel Thursday afternoon, closing the southbound side of Interstate 93 and releasing smoke that could be seen for miles. Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said crews responded to the fire near exit 20 around 1:15 p.m. The fire is... Read more
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Boston Globe
City official calls for discussion on regulating ‘hoverboards’on Hanover Street, displaced about 10 people and caused around $100,000 in dama
City official calls for discussion on regulating ‘hoverboards’
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
on Hanover Street, displaced about 10 people and caused around $100,000 in damage. Steve MacDonald, a spokesman for the Boston Fire Department, said he wouldn’t be surprised “if regulations do come out in the future.” That future, it turns out,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Walsh says hoverboard manufacturers have a ‘responsibility’ to find fixbought his son for his 15th birthday last year apparently exploded in the boy’s
Walsh says hoverboard manufacturers have a ‘responsibility’ to find fix
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
bought his son for his 15th birthday last year apparently exploded in the boy’s bedroom, setting the walls ablaze. Boston Fire Department officials, blaming the one-alarm fire on the hoverboard, said the three-family property incurred an... Read more
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Boston Herald
Hoverboard blaze in Bostonin the third-floor bedroom of the three-family building. “The hoverboard was on
Hoverboard blaze in Boston
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
in the third-floor bedroom of the three-family building. “The hoverboard was on fire and it had extended to the walls,” Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said. The hoverboard was not in use when it exploded, MacDonald said. No... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston's 1st hoverboard fire causes screaming, smoke, $100G in damagein the third-floor bedroom of the three-family building. “The hoverboard was o
Boston's 1st hoverboard fire causes screaming, smoke, $100G in damage
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
in the third-floor bedroom of the three-family building. “The hoverboard was on fire and it had extended to the walls,” Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said. The hoverboard was not in use when it combusted, MacDonald said. No... Read more
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Boston Herald
Official: Hoverboard fire causes $100K in damagesaid. “A person was in the apartment, he came in and the hoverboard was on fir
Official: Hoverboard fire causes $100K in damage
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
said. “A person was in the apartment, he came in and the hoverboard was on fire and it had extended to the walls,” Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said. “It was a one-alarm fire, we had fire showing when we arrived ... it... Read more
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Boston Globe
North End hoverboard fire was city’s first, officials sayblamed for fires around the country and banned from several facilities in the a
North End hoverboard fire was city’s first, officials say
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
blamed for fires around the country and banned from several facilities in the area. Steve MacDonald, a spokesman for the Boston Fire Department, said problems with the products are “pretty well known by now ... particularly with the... Read more
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Fire in North End quickly containedsingle-alarm fire broke out at around 9 p.m. at 406 Hanover Street, according t
Fire in North End quickly contained
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
single-alarm fire broke out at around 9 p.m. at 406 Hanover Street, according to Stephen MacDonald, spokesman for the Boston Fire Department. He said it was not yet clear whether anybody had been hurt in the fire, or whether anyone had been... Read more
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Longtime fire chaplain blesses boat bearing his nameA few hours later, Cardinal Richard J. Cushing appointed Mahoney, and another p
Longtime fire chaplain blesses boat bearing his name
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
A few hours later, Cardinal Richard J. Cushing appointed Mahoney, and another priest to be assistant chaplains for the Boston Fire Department. Mahoney has performed that job for nearly 52 years now, and Saturday Boston firefighters honored him... Read more
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Boston Globe
Woman taken to hospital after crashing into Dorchester home and hitting gas linepulled the 65-year-old woman from her car after the accident around 10:30 p.m.
Woman taken to hospital after crashing into Dorchester home and hitting gas line
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
pulled the 65-year-old woman from her car after the accident around 10:30 p.m. on Milton Avenue, according to Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. She was transported to Boston Medical Center and treated for a leg injury,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mother of Boston firefighter jumps from second story during two-alarm blazeWhen the call came in to the Boston Fire Department Wednesday that an elderly w
Mother of Boston firefighter jumps from second story during two-alarm blaze
Boston Globe / Posted 24 days ago
When the call came in to the Boston Fire Department Wednesday that an elderly woman had jumped from a second story to escape a two-alarm blaze in Dorchester, Ladder 29 quickly suited up. Over the radio, emergency personnel were told flames were... Read more
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Boston Herald
Good Samaritan aids mom of Boston firefighter caught in blazesecond story in a two-alarm blaze at an address he recognized — his own mother’
Good Samaritan aids mom of Boston firefighter caught in blaze
Boston Herald / Posted 24 days ago
second story in a two-alarm blaze at an address he recognized — his own mother’s home. “He knew it was his house,” said Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. “He heard over the radio. I would imagine when you hear the address over... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Firefighters encounter blaze in Boston's Beacon Hill sectionbattled a three-alarm blaze in Boston's Beacon Hill section that displaced betw
Firefighters encounter blaze in Boston's Beacon Hill section
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 27 days ago
battled a three-alarm blaze in Boston's Beacon Hill section that displaced between 20 and 25 people over the weekend. Boston Fire Department officials say the fire broke out at an apartment building on Temple Street around 12:10 a.m. Sunday.... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDTcrews battled a three-alarm blaze in Boston's Beacon Hill section that displace
Here is the latest Massachusetts news from The Associated Press at 5:50 a.m. EDT
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 27 days ago
crews battled a three-alarm blaze in Boston's Beacon Hill section that displaced between 20 and 25 people over the weekend. Boston Fire Department officials say the fire broke out at an apartment building on Temple Street around 12:10 a.m.... Read more
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Boston Globe
3 Boston fires in 6 hours leave dozens displacedfire, which occurred on Temple Street in Beacon Hill just after midnight, displ
3 Boston fires in 6 hours leave dozens displaced
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
fire, which occurred on Temple Street in Beacon Hill just after midnight, displaced more than 20 people. —Photo courtesy Boston Fire Department Three fires within six hours starting Saturday evening destroyed homes in Roxbury, Dorchester, and... Read more
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Fires in Dorchester, Roxbury displace 40 peoplenight after fires tore through triple-decker homes in Dorchester and Roxbury wi
Fires in Dorchester, Roxbury displace 40 people
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
night after fires tore through triple-decker homes in Dorchester and Roxbury within an hour of each other, according to the Boston Fire Department. At 7 p.m., firefighters responded to report of a building fire at 12 and 16 Woodcliff St. in... Read more
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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 29 days 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 30 days ago
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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