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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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Bus traveling from Boston to New York catches fire in Hartford

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 17 Nov 2017
HARTFORD, Conn. (WHDH) — A bus traveling from Boston to New York caught fire Friday morning in Hartford, Connecticut. The Academy bus went up in flames at around 11 a.m. at the corner of Columbus Boulevard and Morgan Street. The bus had picked ...
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4-alarm fire in East Boston closes streets in Central Square

The Boston Globe - 12 Nov 2017
A four-alarm fire swept through a large, vacant warehouse in East Boston Saturday night, closing traffic for several hours in a busy commercial area of Central Square. One firefighter was treated for a back injury in the heavy fire that started at 170 ...
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Boston Fire Department slides backward on diversity

The Boston Globe - 29 Oct 2017
BOSTON CAN'T SAY it wasn't warned about the worrisome diversity gap in the Boston Fire Department. When a court struck down the department's old hiring system in 2003, ending a consent decree that had enforced rough racial equity, a disappointed civil ...
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20 injured in fire at Pennsylvania senior living community

Boston Herald - 17 Nov 2017
In this image taken from video provided by WPVI-TV, a massive fire burns at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community in West Chester, Pa., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The fire quickly spread to multiple buildings, forcing residents outside into the cold.
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When an 1872 fire ravaged downtown Boston

Boston.com - 09 Nov 2017
On November 9, 1872, a fire broke out on Summer Street, disrupting a calm Saturday evening and eventually engulfing almost the entire modern-day Financial District. The Great Boston Fire of 1872 raged uncontrolled for over 12 hours, killing 13 ...
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4 injured in large fire atop 6-story apartment building

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 17 Nov 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in four minor injuries. The fire started Friday afternoon on the Harlem building's top floor, which was engulfed in flames as thick smoke billowed.
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Blaze Destroys Home, Leaves Firefighter Hurt In Ayer

CBS Boston / WBZ - 15 Nov 2017
AYER (CBS) — A fire destroyed a house and barn and left a firefighter with injuries in Ayer Wednesday afternoon. The fire began in a barn attached to a home on Washington Street, and spread to the back of the house. ayerfire2 Blaze Destroys Home ...
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Vehicle fire shuts down Ted Williams Tunnel eastbound

The Boston Globe - 11 Nov 2017
The vehicle caught fire about halfway through the tunnel at about 5:45 p.m., spokesman David Procopio wrote in an e-mail. “Boston Fire was escorted into the tunnel [against the flow of traffic] due to traffic and people abandoning” their vehicles ...
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Official: Fire victim may have alerted residents

Boston Herald - 13 Nov 2017
A 30-year-old man who perished in a hellacious row house fire Saturday may have lost his life after first ensuring his family got out safely, authorities said yesterday. “The report we originally got was that everyone in the apartment was alerted to ...
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Four-Alarm Fire Rips Through Eastie Warehouse

East Boston Times-Free Press - 16 Nov 2017
A four-alarm blaze ripped through an old warehouse just outside of Central Square on Border Street Saturday night, injuring one firefighter. The fire began at 6 p.m. when the Boston Fire Department responded to smoke and flames on the roof of the ...
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Possible fire forces plane to land at Logan Airport

The Boston Globe - 29 Oct 2017
A United Airlines flight from Munich, Germany, made an emergency landing in Boston on Sunday afternoon due to a possible fire on board the plane, according to the FAA. United Airlines Flight 107 landed safely at Logan International Airport at 3:40 p.m ...
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Sport fishing boat catches fire in Falmouth

The Boston Globe - 13 Nov 2017
A 38-foot sport fishing boat was destroyed in a fire on Sunday night in Falmouth, fire officials said. Falmouth Fire Captain Bruce Girouard said the call came in around 9 p.m. for a blaze at a marina at 227 Clinton Ave. The boat — named “My Brother ...
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3-alarm fire strikes Roslindale home

The Boston Globe - 08 Nov 2017
A three-alarm fire at a Roslindale home sent bright flames shooting through the roof late Tuesday night. Smoke was showing from the upper floors of the house at the corner of Albano and Washington streets when fire crews responded at 11:25 p.m., Deputy ...

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