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Massachusetts: 2 Firefighters Killed

New York Times - 26 Mar 2014
A fire driven by strong winds raced through a townhouse in Boston's densely populated Back Bay neighborhood on Wednesday, trapping and killing two firefighters in the basement, where their colleagues could not rescue them. Thirteen other firefighters ...
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Fire destroys Boston-area apartment complex under construction

Fox News - 23 Jul 2017
Now Playing. Massive fire blazes through apartment complex. Close. More than 150 suburban Boston firefighters battled a massive eight-alarm fire Sunday that engulfed an apartment complex under construction. Lots of black smoke from Waltham fire.
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Major fire strikes buildings in downtown Waltham - 23 Jul 2017
WALTHAM — Firefighters have been battling a massive ten-alarm fire in the center of Waltham, their efforts exacerbated by winds as one building collapsed and ash covered the streets. There have been no reports of injuries. Fire crews from across the ...
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Hot Dog Days of Summer at SoBo Farmers Market - 26 Jul 2017
The South Boston Fire Department will be on hand from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to show a fire truck up close, and the public will be able to visit with firefighters and give some fire safety tips. Fire safety literature will be available for adults and ...
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Did wooden construction feed Dorchester fire?

The Boston Globe - 29 Jun 2017
The $45 million apartment building that was gutted by a six-alarm fire in the Ashmont section of Dorchester on Wednesday is precisely the sort of housing that many in Boston's development community say the city needs more of: mid-rise, mixed-income ...
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Wildfires force evacuation of 12000 in French Riviera towns

Boston Herald - 26 Jul 2017
A firefighting plane drops fire retardant over a forest in the outskirts of La Londe-les-Maures on the French Riviera, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day ...
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Court: Employers Can't Fire Workers For Using Medical Pot

CBS Boston / WBZ - 17 Jul 2017
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' highest court has ruled that a woman who says she was fired for using marijuana legally obtained to treat Crohn's Disease can sue her former employer. The state Supreme Judicial Court on Monday sent Christina Barbuto's ...
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10 displaced by Dorchester fire

The Boston Globe - 03 Jul 2017
Boston firefighters battled a fire in a home on Hamilton Street in Dorchester early Monday morning. Ten people were displaced, officials said. The blaze broke out after 5 a.m. and was quickly contained in a rear stairwell on the second floor, said ...
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Arcade Fire e-mails fans a dress code

The Boston Globe - 24 Jul 2017
We like very much the title track of Arcade Fire's new album, “Everything Now,” but that doesn't mean they can tell us what to wear. The band is catching flak for e-mailing a dress code in advance of their record release show at Grand Prospect Hall in ...
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Dozens Evacuated As Crews Fight Fire In East Boston Deli

CBS Boston / WBZ - 27 Jun 2017
EAST BOSTON (CBS) — Dozens of people were forced from their homes after a fire tore through Milano's Deli early Tuesday morning. The fire started around 1 a.m. at the deli near the corner of Saratoga and Bennington Streets. Nobody was inside at the ...
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Trump shows the Boy Scouts how to start a political fire

Boston Herald - 25 Jul 2017
President DonaldTrump, front left, gestures as former boys scouts, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, watch at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean,W. Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve ...
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Small fire shuts down Green Line service downtown - 12 Jul 2017
Downtown Green Line service was disrupted after a small fire near a wire above a train forced the MBTA to shut down the line between the Government Center and Arlington stations. Boston district fire chief Paul Burke said the fire above the train ...
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Police: Distracted driving crashes causes gas station fire - 24 Jul 2017
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a man who was driving distractedly caused a gas station fire after crashing into a pump. The Portsmouth Herald reports police and firefighters responded to an emergency call from a Portsmouth gas ...
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Roar of engines fill fairgrounds for fundraiser - 26 Jul 2017
The Turbeville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department sponsored the annual South Boston Truck and Tractor Pull on Saturday at the Halifax County Fairgrounds. “It was a great pull, and the rain held off,” said Pat Turner, secretary of the Turbeville ...
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Man dies in house fire in Manchester, NH

The Boston Globe - 24 Jul 2017
A house fire in Manchester, N.H., killed a man early Monday morning while firefighters battled the blaze, which was fueled by hoarding conditions in the home, Manchester Fire Marshal Peter Lennon said. The fire broke out at the single-family home at ...
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ATVs Recalled Due To Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards

CBS Boston / WBZ - 20 Jul 2017
BOSTON (CBS) — Polaris is recalling over 25,000 all-terrain vehicles because they have found that fuel can leak into the headlight pod, causing a fire hazard. The company said customers should immediately stop using their model year 2014 Polaris ...
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Classroom fire causes $200000 in damage to Mattapan private school

The Boston Globe - 06 Jul 2017
An early morning classroom fire inside a Mattapan private school caused an estimated $200,000in damage early Thursday morning, fire officials said. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire, said Boston Fire department spokesman Steve MacDonald.

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