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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.

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Firefighters Respond to Blaze Caused by ‘Some Type of Explosion’

A house explosion in Dorchester on Wednesday night sent 12 people to the hospital and blew the door off of the building, sending it flying […]

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Fund Set Up for Fallen Boston Firefighters

A special fund has been started to help support the family members of two firefighters killed battling a nine-alarm Beacon Street blaze on Wednesday. The […]

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Beacon Street Fire That Killed Two Firefighters Was ‘Havoc’

In his 30 years on the job, Deputy Fire Chief Joe Finn has never seen a fire travel as swiftly as the one that engulfed […]

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Two Firefighters Reportedly Killed Battling Nine-Alarm Beacon Street Fire [Updated]

Updated 6:45 p.m.: According to the Boston Globe, two Boston firefighters were killed while battling a massive nine-alarm fire at an apartment building on Beacon Street on […]

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Firefighters Battle Back Bay Blaze

Firefighters battled an aggressive blaze that started on the fifth floor of a high-rise apartment building in the Back Bay on Saturday afternoon, before quickly […]

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Leaking Pipe at Brigham And Women’s Hospital Leads To Cancellations, Evacuations

The early morning cold is likely what caused a pipe to burst at Brigham and Women’s hospital on Francis Street—the latest in a series of […]

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Water, Water Everywhere: Fire Officials Respond To Nearly 100 Leaks, Burst Pipes

The extreme change in the weather—from below freezing temperatures, to warmer conditions—led to a busy weekend for Boston’s Fire Department, as they fielded nearly 100 […]