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A Boston Firefighter Wrote “Disturbing” Things on Facebook

A Boston firefighter has been placed on leave after he allegedly posted what have been described as “disturbing” messages on his Facebook account. Identified as […]

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A Massive Fire Burned for Hours in an Unfinished Dorchester Condo Building

Firefighters worked for hours to put out a blaze at the unfinished Treadmark condo complex in Dorchester Wednesday, mere weeks before tenants were supposed to […]

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Dumpster Fire Spotted Near the Ruggles MBTA Stop

@jasonrichardson @universalhub Looks like a dumpster fire; Melnea Cass near Ruggles. pic.twitter.com/r8E4WI7OwN — Jamie (@jcm57) April 12, 2017 A dumpster fire was reported in Boston […]

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Why Cancer Is Killing Boston’s Firefighters

Why cancer is killing our city’s rescuers.

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Charlestown Fire Rages in Freezing Temperatures

Firefighters in Charlestown battled a multi-alarm blaze in single-digit temperatures Friday, dousing the flames while coating their equipment with a thick layer of ice. Photos […]

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Boston Fire Truck Crashes in Back Bay

Several people were injured and multiple parked cars were damaged Monday after a Boston Fire truck crash in Boston’s Bay Bay. Four firefighters aboard the truck […]

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Two Workers Are Confirmed Dead After a Water Main Break in the South End

Two workers trapped in a trench when a water main break flooded a section of Boston’s South End have died, police have confirmed. The unidentified […]

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A Large Fire on a Roof in the South End Has Been ‘Knocked Down’

Fire on top floor of a brownstone Rutland Street Boston. @7News pic.twitter.com/SMGPv7OoMI — Steven Lyons (@SCUBASTEVE781) September 13, 2016 Photos and videos emerged late Tuesday […]

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Firefighters Are Battling a Huge Fire in Charlestown

Update, July 21, 4:46 p.m.: Firefighters continue to battle flames that ripped through a Charlestown residence on Thursday and impacted several other buildings on Bunker Hill Street. […]

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Brush Fire in Fens Fills Sky With Black Smoke

A brush fire in the Fenway created a dense cloud of black smoke Thursday afternoon, visible from all across the city—even the National Weather Service’s […]

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Boston Fire Department’s Gut-Wrenching Short Film on Cancer Deaths Wins Award

Embryo Creative & The Boston Fire Department: CancerThe Hatch Award-Winning Video we created with the Boston Fire Department Posted by Embryo Creative on Thursday, October […]

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Blocking a Hydrant? Being Twitter-Shamed By the Fire Department Is Getting Off Easy

It’s basically winter, so parking spots in Boston are only going to grow more illusive. It was probably time, then, for the Boston Fire Department […]

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Workers Injured at Longfellow Bridge Construction Site

First responders made a “successful rescue” after two workers restoring the Longfellow Bridge as part of a years-long rehabilitation project were injured while passing concrete down […]

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Into the Fire

One veteran Boston firefighter said the blaze that claimed the lives of two brave men was the worst he’d seen in 30 years. But will investigators bring charges?

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Still Boston Strong: Five Funds Set Up for Firefighters Killed in Back Back Fire

Five fundraisers set up to benefit the Boston firefighters killed in the Back Bay fire.