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Boston Globe
Investigation continues into six-alarm Charlestown fireafter a six-alarm fire destroyed the structures. “The investigators are just g
Investigation continues into six-alarm Charlestown fire
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
after a six-alarm fire destroyed the structures. “The investigators are just getting inside the building today,” said Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. “We will try to figure out how it started.” The blaze broke out at 1:45... Read more
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Boston Herald
An inferno in Charlestownsix-alarm fire in Charlestown before it burned its way through the neighborhood
An inferno in Charlestown
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
six-alarm fire in Charlestown before it burned its way through the neighborhood. “I’m very proud of the work that the Boston Fire Department has done,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said near the scene of the Bunker Hill Street blaze. “They were here... Read more
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Boston Globe
6-alarm Charlestown fire sends smoke billowing above skylinefire broke out around 1:45 p.m. in a four-story brick and wood duplex on Bunker
6-alarm Charlestown fire sends smoke billowing above skyline
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
fire broke out around 1:45 p.m. in a four-story brick and wood duplex on Bunker Hill Street, according to the Boston Fire Department. Photos and video posted on Twitter by Rachele Pojednic from a roof deck in Charlestown a few blocks... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters battle 6-alarm blaze in Charlestownblaze broke out at 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the four-story, brick-and-wood duplex
Firefighters battle 6-alarm blaze in Charlestown
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
blaze broke out at 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the four-story, brick-and-wood duplex at Bunker Hill and Sackville streets, said Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. It also jumped to a second building. Heavy fire was showing when... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Firefighters battle blaze in Charlestown buildingout shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday in what appeared to be a multi-unit resident
Firefighters battle blaze in Charlestown building
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 2 days ago
out shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday in what appeared to be a multi-unit residential building on Bunker Hill Avenue. The Boston Fire Department said on its official Twitter feed that no residents were reported injured. One firefighter was taken... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Massive 6-Alarm Fire in CharlestownThe Boston Fire Department is responding to a massive 6-alarm fire at 284-286 B
Massive 6-Alarm Fire in Charlestown
NBC Connecticut / Posted 2 days ago
The Boston Fire Department is responding to a massive 6-alarm fire at 284-286 Bunker Hill St. in Charlestown. Aerial footage shows crews surrounding a burning condo. Firefighters are also pouring water on surrounding properties in the tightly-packed... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters battle 4-alarm blaze in Charlestownin Charlestown. The blaze broke out at 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the building at B
Firefighters battle 4-alarm blaze in Charlestown
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
in Charlestown. The blaze broke out at 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the building at Bunker Hill and Sackville streets, said Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. Heavy fire was showing on several floors. Most of the fire was located in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters battle 4-alarm blaze in Charlestownin Charlestown. The blaze broke out at 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the building at B
Firefighters battle 4-alarm blaze in Charlestown
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
in Charlestown. The blaze broke out at 1:45 p.m. Thursday in the building at Bunker Hill and Sackville streets, said Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. Heavy fire was showing on several floors. Most of the fire was located in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston firefighters quickly knock down Dorchester house fireBoston Fire Department Boston firefighters quickly knocked down a fire discove
Boston firefighters quickly knock down Dorchester house fire
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Boston Fire Department Boston firefighters quickly knocked down a fire discovered Wednesday morning at a three decker in Dorchester. Firefighters reported the blaze under control about 10 minutes after they arrived on Sudan Street around 11 a.m.,... Read more
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Boston Herald
Utility pole topples onto carto the accident near Washington and Erie streets in Grove Hall around 7:20 p.m.
Utility pole topples onto car
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
to the accident near Washington and Erie streets in Grove Hall around 7:20 p.m. found a man trapped inside a black sedan, Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said. As a crowd gathered nearby to cheer on emergency responders,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boy injured hand in apparent fireworks incidenthome around 9:25 p.m. Saturday. The boy was rushed to the hospital. His injurie
Boy injured hand in apparent fireworks incident
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
home around 9:25 p.m. Saturday. The boy was rushed to the hospital. His injuries are not considered life-threatening. Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald says investigators believe the injury was caused by a firework. It hasn’t... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Boy injured hand in apparent fireworks incidenthome around 9:25 p.m. Saturday. The boy was rushed to the hospital. His injurie
Boy injured hand in apparent fireworks incident
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 days ago
home around 9:25 p.m. Saturday. The boy was rushed to the hospital. His injuries are not considered life-threatening. Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald says investigators believe the injury was caused by a firework. It hasn't... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ten-old boy injured in incident linked to fireworksBoston police spokesman Stephen McNulty said. Investigators believe that the i
Ten-old boy injured in incident linked to fireworks
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Boston police spokesman Stephen McNulty said. Investigators believe that the injury was caused by a firework, according to Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. They have not yet determined what kind of firework was involved. The boy... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston welcomes new firefighters to ‘truly changing’ profession”Martin J. Walsh pledged to continue upgrading firefighting equipment and servic
Boston welcomes new firefighters to ‘truly changing’ profession”
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
Martin J. Walsh pledged to continue upgrading firefighting equipment and services as he welcomed 25 new members to the Boston Fire Department Friday at a graduation ceremony. “The city is proud of you and proud of all you do,” Walsh told the... Read more
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Boston Globe
32-story building evacuated ‘as a precaution’ following chemical releaseThe Boston Fire Department responded to a 32-story building in downtown Boston
32-story building evacuated ‘as a precaution’ following chemical release
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
The Boston Fire Department responded to a 32-story building in downtown Boston Friday morning after chemicals used in water treatment were released on one of the floors. Fire officials said the building at 99 High St. was evacuated “as a precaution”... Read more
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Boston Globe
Downtown building evacuated after chemical spillA downtown Boston building was evacuated Friday for a hazmat situation, authori
Downtown building evacuated after chemical spill
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
A downtown Boston building was evacuated Friday for a hazmat situation, authorities said. The Boston Fire Department responded to 99 High St. at about 11:40 a.m. due to a chemical spill near some water treatment equipment on the 18th floor, the fire... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dorchester man arraigned for manslaughter in fight that killed Quincy father of threea true hero as his organs were donated to save six lives. He had also previousl
Dorchester man arraigned for manslaughter in fight that killed Quincy father of three
Boston Globe / Posted 16 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.” Hingston’s family... Read more
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Boston Globe
Electrical short leads to fire that tears through Roslindale homeBoston Fire Department Firefighters worked on the roof of the home. An electr
Electrical short leads to fire that tears through Roslindale home
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
Boston Fire Department Firefighters worked on the roof of the home. An electrical short-circuit was responsible for a fire early Thursday morning that tore through a home on Hazelmere Street in Roslindale, authorities said. Three residents... Read more
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Boston Globe
Firefighters battle 'tough attic fire' on hot summer nightwood home just before 1:30 a.m. The fire was caused by an electrical short circ
Firefighters battle 'tough attic fire' on hot summer night
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
wood home just before 1:30 a.m. The fire was caused by an electrical short circuit in the ceiling of the second floor, the Boston Fire Department said. The fire caused $500,000 in damage. The temperature was 77 degrees at the time of the blaze.... Read more
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Boston Herald
Sensitive delivery clears out firehouseA man who brought an inert mortar shell to a Boston Fire Department station in
Sensitive delivery clears out firehouse
Boston Herald / Posted 17 days ago
A man who brought an inert mortar shell to a Boston Fire Department station in Brighton yesterday prompted fire officials to evacuate the building while bomb techs were called in to evaluate it. Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald said the man... Read more
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Boston Globe
After ‘Pam Scam’ uncovered, new questions emerge“We had to live with that putrid smoke and those ruins. It just shouldn’t be.”
After ‘Pam Scam’ uncovered, new questions emerge
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
“We had to live with that putrid smoke and those ruins. It just shouldn’t be.” Steve MacDonald, a spokesman for the Boston Fire Department, said investigators explored all possible options regarding the fire’s cause — which remains... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Boston Fire Department kindly asks that you do not drive old military mortars to their firehousesreturns to work, and then there is the wake-up firefighters in Allston received
The Boston Fire Department kindly asks that you do not drive old military mortars to their firehouses
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
returns to work, and then there is the wake-up firefighters in Allston received Tuesday morning. According to the Boston Fire Department, a man arrived at the Engine 41 Ladder 14 firehouse around 11 a.m. with what appeared to be an old... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston police investigating object brought to Brighton fire stationThe Boston police bomb squad is investigating an a potentially dangerous device
Boston police investigating object brought to Brighton fire station
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
The Boston police bomb squad is investigating an a potentially dangerous devices brought into a Boston Fire Department station in Brighton Tuesday. Fire department spokesman Steve MacDonald said the object was brought to the Engine 41 firehouse by a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Fires in Mass. injure 2, displace at least 52blaze, which broke out when the shop was closed. There were about $1 million i
Fires in Mass. injure 2, displace at least 52
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
blaze, which broke out when the shop was closed. There were about $1 million in damages to the Meineke Car Care Center, Boston Fire Department spokesman Stephen MacDonald said. Fire officials arrived at the business about 5 a.m. and found heavy... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Five-alarm fire destroys Boston warehouseIn this Saturday, June 25, 2016 photo provided by the Boston Fire Department, f
Five-alarm fire destroys Boston warehouse
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
In this Saturday, June 25, 2016 photo provided by the Boston Fire Department, firefighters work to put out a blaze at the Hyde Park Masonry and Landscape Supplies in Boston. (Boston Fire Department via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT less In this Saturday,... Read more
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Boston Globe
One-alarm fire damages St. Elizabeth’s lab buildingon Saturday morning. The fire was limited to a fourth-floor room in the labora
One-alarm fire damages St. Elizabeth’s lab building
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
on Saturday morning. The fire was limited to a fourth-floor room in the laboratory building at about 10:30 a.m., said Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald. “They extinguished the fire and were about to clear the smoke,” said... Read more

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