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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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Fatal fire caused by improper disposal of smoking materials

The Boston Globe - 23 Oct 2018
A fire that killed a Chicopee woman Friday was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials, the state fire marshal's office said Monday. The fire started around 10:30 p.m. in the living room of a unit in the Doverbrook Estates condominium complex, ...
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Ryanair under fire for ignoring passenger's racist rant

The Boston Globe - 23 Oct 2018
LONDON — From his window seat on a Ryanair flight set to take off for London, the white man berated and bullied an elderly black passenger, loudly ordering her to move out of his way, and making racist comments about her appearance and her accent.
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A Lamborghini caught fire near the Boston Public Library - 19 Oct 2018
Flames pouring out of a Lamborghini sports car near the Boston Public Library were put out by Boston firefighters Friday evening. At 5:47 p.m., firefighters responded to a 911 call for a fully engulfed car fire at the intersection of Boylston and ...
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Lamborghini Goes Up In Flames In Boston

CBS Boston - 20 Oct 2018
BOSTON (CBS) — A fire in Boston on Friday did some particularly pricey damage. A Lamborghini went up in flames while parked on Boylston Street in front of the Boston Public Library. When Boston Firefighters arrived, the vehicle was partially engulfed.
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Massport Fire holds emergency preparedness drill at Logan Airport

Boston 25 News - 22 Oct 2018
BOSTON - Firefighters took on some major flames at Logan Airport over the weekend as a part of a mock training drill. It looks real, but it was a simulated full-scale training exercise led by Massport Fire and Rescue. "We practice with water because ...
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Winthrop Family Loses Everything When Fire Rips Through Home

CBS Boston - 23 Oct 2018
A Winthrop family lost just about everything when a fire ripped through their Wilshire Street home Thursday night. WBZ-TV's Tiffany Chan reports. More Latest Videos. WBZ Morning Forecast For October 23Barry Burbank has your latest weather forecast.
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BMW to recall 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 23 Oct 2018
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker BMW says it is expanding a recall to cover 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to possible fluid leaks that could result in a fire. BMW said Tuesday that in some diesel vehicles coolant could leak from the exhaust ...
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17 people displaced by early morning Mattapan fire

The Boston Globe - 14 Oct 2018
Seventeen people were displaced early Sunday after a two-alarm fire in Mattapan, fire officials said. The fire at a 2½-story home at 74 Wildwood St. was reported around 4:20 a.m., Boston fire officials tweeted. There was an estimated $150,000 in damage ...
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Area firefighters battle slew of blazes

Boston Herald - 20 Oct 2018
Firefighters across Massachusetts battled several fires yesterday. The most recent was last night, where a Lamborghini caught fire in front of the main Boston Public Library in Copley Square. The cause of the blaze was unknown, and no one was injured.
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South Boston Fire Department in need of expansion

WSLS 10 - 28 Sep 2018
SOUTH BOSTON, Va. - The firetrucks and other emergency vehicles at the South Boston Fire Department barely fit inside the building. "We're just totally out of space. As time goes on, the trucks themselves get longer, a little bit bigger," South Boston ...
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Watch: Car fire partially shuts down Route 1 in Boston - 19 Oct 2018
A car caught fire on Route 1 northbound on the Tobin Bridge early Friday, authorities said. The fire, captured on video, partially shut down the roadway while the car was engulfed in flames, fire officials said on Twitter. No injuries were reported ...
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Woman Critical After Being Pulled From Mattapan House Fire

CBS Boston - 02 Oct 2018
But Boston firefighters did. “The company made an aggressive interior attack. They were able to knock the fire down. They immediately found somebody who was overcome by smoke. She was in her 60's. We were able to get her to Boston EMS,” Deputy Fire ...

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