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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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Woman suffers serious burns in Hyannis fire

The Boston Globe - 25 Feb 2018
A woman suffered serious burns in a two-alarm fire in Hyannis early Sunday morning, a fire official said. The single family home at 40 A Spring St. caught fire at about 3:30 a.m., Hyannis Fire Captain Mark Storie said. The 31-year-old woman, who was ...
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Revere landmark up in smoke

Boston Herald - 18 Feb 2018
According to the company's website, Sozio Home Furnishings and Appliances has been selling furniture and appliances in the Boston area since 1949. It also has locations in Cambridge, Danvers and Neponset Circle in Boston. Glen praised the fire crews ...
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4 critically injured by explosion and fire in UK's Leicester

Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 25 Feb 2018
LONDON (AP) — Four people were hospitalized in critical condition following an explosion that left a building in the English city of Leicester in flames Sunday, local emergency agencies said. Leicestershire Police initially asked the public to stay ...
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House fire displaces two people in Jamaica Plain

The Boston Globe - 23 Feb 2018
A house fire displaced two adult occupants of a home in Jamaica Plain early Friday morning, according to the Boston Fire Department. The one-alarm fire at 179 Chestnut Ave. was contained to the attic and both people got out safely, said Marc Sanders, a ...
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'Fire and Fury' author Michael Wolff to headline Boston event

The Boston Globe - 20 Feb 2018
Michael Wolff, author of the best-selling book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” will appear at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre at 8:45 p.m. on April 7. Tickets for the conversation, which start at $45.50, go on sale Friday at 10 a.m ...
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Iguanas Rescued From Boston Apartment Fire

CBS Boston / WBZ - 19 Feb 2018
BOSTON (CBS) — Two iguanas are safe and staying with a neighbor after firefighters rescued them from a fire Monday. No one but the iguanas was home at the second-floor Dorchester Avenue apartment when crews responded to the building around 1 p.m ...
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Pope calls violence in Syria 'inhuman,' backs UN cease-fire

My Fox Boston - 25 Feb 2018
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is denouncing the "inhuman" violence in Syria and is backing a U.N. Security Council-demanded cease-fire so food and medicine can reach desperate Syrians and the sick and wounded can be evacuated. Francis led thousands ...
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Chimney Collapses In Back Bay Brownstone

CBS Boston / WBZ - 19 Feb 2018
According to the Boston Inspectional Services Department (ISD), seven-feet of brick fell from the chimney onto the roof and through the building to the first floor. “The building is unoccupied, it's under construction. There were four workers inside ...
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Fire officials probing blaze at Jamaica Plain day care

Boston Herald - 06 Feb 2018
Boston firefighters respond to a 3-alarm fire at on Lamartine St., in. Tresha Young and her daughter Glorielle, who was in the daycare center at 166 Lamartine. Boston firefighters respond to a 3-alarm fire at on Lamartine St., in. AddThis Sharing ...
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Newest firefighters set to graduate from training program

Boston Herald - 25 Feb 2018
STOW, Mass. — More than a dozen Massachusetts fire departments, many in small and rural towns, are getting new firefighters. State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Director David Evans are scheduled on Tuesday to ...
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New Boston fire leaves member of the fire department homeless

The Union Leader - 27 Jan 2018
The fire is believed to have started in the chimney and spread into the walls of the Mont Vernon Road home. (Courtesy). NEW BOSTON — A fire at a Mont Vernon Road home on Friday left a member of the town's fire department homeless, according to fire ...

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