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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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Possible Explosion Tears Through New Boston, NH Home

CBS Boston / WBZ - 19 Sep 2017
NEW BOSTON, New Hampshire (CBS) — Fire crews were at the scene of a possible explosion at a New Boston home Tuesday morning. Manchester Fire confirmed to WBZ-TV that they were sending mutual aid to New Boston after reports of a house ...
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Ipswich Fire Chief Accused Of Choking Wife

CBS Boston / WBZ - 18 Sep 2017
LOWELL (CBS) – The Ipswich fire chief is out on paid leave after being charged with domestic violence. Court documents show Gregory Gagnon's wife accused him of threatening to shoot her. Gagnon was arrested and arraigned after allegedly doing that on ...
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At least a dozen rescued from 3-alarm Lynn fire

Boston Herald - 16 Sep 2017
Lynn firefighters plucked at least a dozen residents from a burning apartment building this morning, pulling them from windows and fire escapes as the three-alarm fire raged inside, a city fire official said. None of the 40 residents were injured in ...
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Revolution Fire Head Coach Jay Heaps

CBS Boston / WBZ - 19 Sep 2017
BOSTON (CBS) — After a pair of embarrassing road losses, the New England Revolution have fired head coach Jay Heaps. New England was one point from of the sixth and final Eastern Conference playoff spot just 10 days ago, but have now dropped two ...
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Boston Fire Department responding to more drug overdoses

The Boston Globe - 15 Sep 2017
At first glance, having the Boston Fire Department organize a conference about combating opioid addiction seems like a misfire because firefighters arrive at a scene in powerful diesel trucks with heavy hoses and machinery designed to fight blazes.
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Boston firefighter injured in two-alarm Charlestown blaze

The Boston Globe - 08 Sep 2017
A two-alarm fire in Charlestown Friday morning left two people displaced and one firefighter injured, the Boston Fire Department said. The fire began at a two-and-a-half story single-family wooden townhouse, at 24 Lyndeboro St., the Fire Department said.
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Ipswich Fire Chief Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

CBS Boston / WBZ - 17 Sep 2017
IPSWICH (CBS) – The Ipswich fire chief is off the job after he was arrested on domestic violence charges. The original charge is from last year, but Greg Gagnon was arrested by Dracut Police at his Dracut home following reports of another incident this ...
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Truck fire forces closure of Mass. Turnpike connector in Boston

The Boston Globe - 29 Aug 2017
Boston firefighters battled a fire in a trash truck inside the connector tunnel on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Boston Monday afternoon. The department reproted on its Twitter account around 1:40 p.m. that a heavy duty tow truck would be deployed to ...
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3 Boston Firefighters Injured Battling Pair Of House Fires

CBS Boston / WBZ - 26 Aug 2017
BOSTON (CBS) – It was a busy Friday night for Boston firefighters as they fought two fires that broke out around the same time in different parts of the city. Two firefighters were injured while battling a blaze in a 4-story brownstone on Beacon Street ...
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Fire in Sleeper Hall forces residents to evacuate

Daily Free Press (subscription) - 19 Sep 2017
A one-alarm fire broke out in West Campus' Sleeper Hall late Sunday night, prompting building residents to evacuate, according to Boston Fire Department spokesperson Steve MacDonald. BFD responded to a call at 10:18 p.m. alerting the department to the ...
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At TD Garden, Arcade Fire make it big

The Boston Globe - 16 Sep 2017
But that's my guess for the motive behind the clouds of irony wafting through Arcade Fire's well-polished, highly energetic show at the TD Garden on Friday — an extension of the deliberately alienating publicity campaign for their new album ...
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Boston's problem properties often bring down its neighborhoods

The Boston Globe - 18 Sep 2017
“Last night, for the second time in four nights, unknown people lit a fire underneath the rear first-floor deck at 8 Marie St.,” neighbor Joshua Ingalls wrote to City Hall's non-emergency complaint department in April. “The neighbors are concerned that ...
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Wheelchair-bound man crawls to safety in South Boston fire - 04 Sep 2017
Two fire departments responded to the fire, with South Boston Fire Department responding with 12 personnel and Halifax Volunteer Fire Department responding with approximately 10 personnel, Phillips said. Fire crews were at the scene for about one hour, ...
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Arcade Fire still burns in the here and 'Now'

The Boston Globe - 14 Sep 2017
Arcade Fire has a long history of accompanying its music with some degree of conceptual trapping, from concept albums to toll-free phone numbers to playing occasional shows and television appearances with no fanfare under the moniker “the Reflektors.

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