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Firefighters Battled Frigid Temps During Dorchester Fire Saturday Night

A colony of icicles has replaced the flames that engulfed a multi-family home in Dorchester on Saturday night, making the structure look like it would […]

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Gas Main Fire in Roslindale Extinguished

The sun rose, then set, and then rose again, but still the fire burned on. After more than 36 hours, a gas main fire on […]

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A Cat Rescued from an East Boston Fire “Is Doing Just Fine”

Found in the building was this cat here with FF David McSweeney of Engine 7. Cat was placed in a Chiefs car and the heat […]

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A North End Fire on Hanover Street Killed Two and Injured Three

A North End fire killed two and injured three in the early hours of Wednesday morning, ripping through a building on Hanover Street. The three-alarm […]

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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 […]