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New York Times - 26 Mar 2014 Massachusetts: 2 Firefighters Killed
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 ...
The Boston Globe - 23 Jan 2019 Changing the male-dominant culture at the Boston Fire Department
The Boston Fire Department was rightly called out for its puny number of female firefighters and the “locker room” culture that permeates the organization.
Boston 25 News - 16 Jan 2019 Commission proposed to investigate workplace bias in Boston Fire Department
The Boston City Council is looking to create an independent commission to investigate claims of workplace bias, days after a report found women make up less ...
The Boston Globe - 02 Jan 2019 Boston Fire Department welcomes 54 new recruits
Boston Fire Commissioner Joseph Finn gave the oath of office to the new recruits Wednesday morning, BFD tweeted Wednesday.
WBUR - 30 Dec 2018 How A Vintage Technology — Fire Boxes — Still Works In Boston
When many 911 calls weren't going through last week due to an outage at Louisiana telecomm giant, vintage technology helped save the day in Boston.
Worcester Telegram - 08 Jan 2019 Report: Changes needed in 'male-dominated' Boston Fire Department
BOSTON — Women are chronically underrepresented in the Boston Fire Department and at times subject to a work environment that includes "male banter" and ...
The Boston Globe - 21 Jan 2019 Firefighters knock down 1-alarm fire in Boston Housing Authority building
Boston firefighters knocked down a one-alarm fire at the Boston Housing Authority building in Dorchester on Monday evening, according to officials.
CBS Boston - 28 Dec 2018 Boston Resident Pulls Street-Side Box To Report Fire During 911 Outage
BOSTON (CBS) – With widespread 911 outages, a Boston resident was forced to turn to an antiquated piece of equipment to report a building fire. The Boston ...
NBC10 Boston - 21 Jan 2019 3-Alarm Fire Breaks Out at 2-Family Home in Newton
Firefighters responded overnight to a 3-alarm fire in Newton, Massachusetts. A passer-by saw the flames in the upper part of the building and called the fire ...
NBC10 Boston - 01 Jan 2019 11 Displaced Following Boston Fire
Fire officials said a blaze heavily damaged an apartment building on Ridgewood Street overnight. In total, 11 residents were displaced by the blaze, which broke ...
Boston.com - 17 Jan 2019 Man dies in early morning Roxbury fire
One person was killed and five people were displaced after a two-alarm fire lit a Roxbury home ablaze early Thursday morning, according to the Boston Fire ...
The Boston Globe - 22 Jan 2019 Man rescued from underneath Red Line train at Broadway
A man was seriously injured after becoming stuck underneath a Red Line train in South Boston Tuesday afternoon, according to the Boston Fire Department.
Boston.com - 14 Jan 2019 Firefighters battle 4-alarm fire in Cambridge
No serious injuries have been reported. Read more on Boston.com.
WCVB Boston - 09 Jan 2019 Boston lieutenant killed in fire truck crash 10 years ago
Firefighters are remembering the life of a 30-year veteran of the Boston Fire Department who was killed in a fire truck crash 10 years ago.
Boston.com - 23 Jan 2019 Struggling Edmonton Oilers fire GM Peter Chiarelli
Edmonton fired Peter Chiarelli on Wednesday in an indictment of his roster moves in three-plus years as general manager, with the Oilers in striking distance of ...
Boston.com - 09 Jan 2019 Multiple boats catch fire, others damaged in Charlestown late Tuesday night
Three boats caught fire and others were damaged as a result off Constitution Road in Charlestown late Tuesday night causing about $1 million in damage, ...
The Boston Globe - 23 Jan 2019 Pipe bursts at Back Bay Station; transit not affected
Orange Line commuters Wednesday evening might have thought raindrops were falling as they waited for their train at Back Bay Station. But it was a water pipe ...
Boston, MA Patch - 26 Dec 2018 Christmas Fires Take Heavy Toll
Christmas Fires Take Heavy Toll - Boston, MA - The last of four fires that took place since Christmas Eve proved fatal.
Boston 25 News - 22 Jan 2019 78-year-old man dies in fire that destroyed Billerica home | Boston 25 News
BILLERICA: Firefighters are still trying to put out the 2nd alarm fire on Andover Rd. Officials don't know if anyone is inside of the house. It feels -16, and the ...
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 25 Dec 2018 Firefighters battle blaze at home in West Roxbury
Companies making up. Approx. $200,000 in damages. @ISDBoston notified. FIU on scene to investigate. No injuries reported. pic.twitter.com/VloX4jORU9.
Boston.com - 26 Dec 2018 2 dead, child injured, in Christmas Day house fire
The fire in the single-family home in Avon was reported at about 9 p.m. Tuesday. Read more on Boston.com.
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 23 Jan 2019 5 Hyundai, Kia models have high fire insurance claim rates
DETROIT (AP) — Owners of five Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs file fire insurance claims at a rate far higher than the average for comparable vehicles, ...
The Boston Globe - 09 Jan 2019 As firefighter training begins, commissioner defends gender makeup of class
The Boston Fire Department's newest class of recruits is training on Moon Island.
The Boston Globe - 08 Jan 2019 City review finds pervasive ‘locker room talk’ in Boston firehouses
A city-commissioned review to be released Tuesday found pervasive “locker room talk” and an unwelcoming culture toward women in the largely male ranks of ...
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 09 Jan 2019 Boston Fire Lt. Kevin Kelley honored on 10th anniversary of death
BOSTON (WHDH) - Family, friends, and fellow firefighters honored Lt. Kevin Kelley Wednesday, 10 years after he tragically died when his fire truck crashed into ...
Turn to 10 - 29 Dec 2018 Boston resident uses historic fire call box during 911 outage
The 911 outage Friday caused a bit of a blast from the past in Boston. According to the Boston Fire Department's Twitter page, an Endicott Street resident ...
CBS Boston - 22 Jan 2019 Billerica ‘Tomato Man’ Found Dead After House Fire
BILLERICA (CBS) — A 78-year-old Billerica man was found dead in his home after a fire broke out there Monday night. Romolo Capobianco “was affectionately ...
The Boston Globe - 25 Dec 2018 Fires damage homes, displace residents in Eastern Mass.
Homes were damaged, residents were displaced, and a cat died in house fires across eastern Massachusetts on Christmas day and Christmas eve.
Boston 25 News - 21 Jan 2019 Firefighters battling massive house fire in Manchester-by-the-Sea | Boston 25 News
Flames ripped through a home in Manchester-by-the-Sea on Sunday afternoon, fully consuming the property.
UPI News - 09 Jan 2019 Fire in Boston marina damages 3 boats, sinks 2
Three boats on fire in a Boston marina late Tuesday caused about $1 million in damage and two of the vessels to sink, according to the Boston Fire Department.
Boston 25 News - 09 Jan 2019 Three boats destroyed in fire at Charlestown marina; two sink | Boston 25 News
Three boats caught fire late Tuesday at a marina on Constitution Road, with two of the boats eventually sinking.
The Boston Globe - 24 Jan 2019 Cambridge fire lieutenant pleads for return of ‘irreplaceable’ badge
A Cambridge fire lieutenant is pleading for the return of an “irreplaceable” badge that once belonged to his father and was stolen from his vehicle Tuesday night.
Boston Herald - 10 Jan 2019 Fire at homeless camp briefly shuts down Mass. Ave. bridge
The Massachusetts Avenue bridge was temporarily shut down Thursday after a fire state police believe was caused by mattresses at a homeless encampment ...
The Boston Globe - 22 Jan 2019 House fire in Orange caused by flammable liquid added to wood burning stove, officials say
A fire that destroyed a home in the central Massachusetts town of Orange Sunday night was caused by a combustible liquid added to a wood burning stove, ...
wgbh.org - 15 Jan 2019 Female Firefighters Who Lodged Discrimination Complaints Worry About Retaliation
Three female firefighters in Boston express skepticism that outside review will lead to changes and more women on the force.
Boston.com - 22 Jan 2019 Chiefs fire defensive coordinator Bob Sutton after loss to Patriots
The Chiefs fired defensive coordinator Bob Sutton on Tuesday, just two days after Kansas City failed to stop the Patriots. Read more on boston.com.
Boston 25 News - 20 Jan 2019 25 Investigates: Nearly a third of local fire department resigns amid sexual harassment allegations | Boston 25 News
In the small Worcester County town of Phillipston, tensions between the town and the fire department have simmered below the surface for years.
Boston Herald - 18 Jan 2019 Man dies in Roxbury fire
One man was killed and five others were displaced from their homes after a fire broke out in a Roxbury residence early Thursday. Neighbors said they saw ...
CBS Boston - 21 Jan 2019 Marlboro Church Saved From Fire Despite Cold, Ice
4013631. MARLBORO (CBS) – Two priests battled a fire Sunday night in an attempt to save their church. Fathers Steven Clemence and Andrea Filippuccei were ...
The Boston Globe - 28 Dec 2018 State officials say 911 issues in Mass. ‘have been corrected’
Access to 911 services was disrupted Friday for callers in multiple states across the nation — including Massachusetts — amid an outage at a *service* provider.
Boston 25 News - 23 Jan 2019 5 people killed after gunman opens fire in Florida bank | Boston 25 News
Update 4:48 p.m. EST Jan. 23: At least 5 people were killed when a suspect identified as 21-year-old Zephen Xaver, opened fire in a SunTrust Bank in Sebring, ...
Boston 25 News - 16 Jan 2019 Dog dies in 3-alarm fire in Bolton | Boston 25 News
BOLTON, Mass. - A wood stove caused a 3-alarm fire at a farm house in Bolton that killed a dog, fire officials said. Sky25 flew over the scene shortly after the fire ...
The Boston Globe - 10 Jan 2019 Commuter rail car catches fire in Keolis maintenance yard
The Boston Fire Department extinguished an electrical fire on a commuter rail train parked in an MBTA maintenance yard near Widett Circle in South Boston ...
Boston.com - 27 Dec 2018 Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sets Twitter on fire with J.Lo reference
Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday reached back into the early 2000s musical archives, tweeting a reference to a 16-year-old hit ...
CBS Boston - 22 Jan 2019 Man Trying To Thaw Frozen Pipes Sets Gardner Home On Fire
GARDNER (CBS) – A man thawing frozen pipes in a home in Gardner accidentally set the house on fire Tuesday morning. Flames broke out in the ...
wgbh.org - 15 Jan 2019 Greater Boston Full Show: 01/14/19
The full episode of Greater Boston from January 14, 2019.
Boston, MA Patch - 23 Jan 2019 Olivia Ambrose Found: Charlestown Man Charged With Kidnapping
Olivia Ambrose Found: Man Charged With Kidnapping - Boston, MA - Olivia Ambrose was taken to a hospital for evaluation, said police, after they found her in ...
Trade Only Today - 10 Jan 2019 Three large boats damaged in fire at Boston area marina
Two boats sank last night and a third was damaged after a fire at Constitution Marina in Boston's Charlestown neighborhood. Crews from the Boston Fire ...
YourGV.com - 23 Jan 2019 No one home Sunday when blaze breaks out at Brentwood house
No one was home when a fire broke out in the third floor of a home located at 5018 Quail Roost Road in the Brentwood subdivision at 4:47 p.m. Sunday.
Boston 25 News - 23 Jan 2019 2 children, grandmother killed after Mississippi mobile home explodes | Boston 25 News
A grandmother and her two grandchildren died after an explosion in their Mississippi mobile home.
Boston.com - 22 Jan 2019 'Worst part of this job': How Massachusetts superintendents decide to call a snow day
Superintendents and leaders across Massachusetts share the process they go through when determining if school will be canceled or not. Read more on ...
Boston.com - 19 Jan 2019 Hyundai, Kia recall vehicles due to increased fire risk
DETROIT (AP) — Despite a government shutdown, Hyundai and Kia are moving ahead with a recall of about 168,000 vehicles to fix a fuel pipe problem that can ...
News@Northeastern - 15 Jan 2019 Here's what Boston looked like after a deadly wave of molasses swallowed the North End
Tuesday marks the 100th anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood, which killed 21 people in Boston's North End when a storage tank ruptured and sent more ...
CBS Boston - 23 Jan 2019 How Memphis’ Potential Fire Sale Gives Celtics More Flexibility
By Matthew Geagan, CBS Boston. BOSTON (CBS) — The NBA trade deadline is just two weeks away, and while it's been fairly quiet, things could ramp up ...
The Boston Globe - 22 Jan 2019 Chiefs fire defensive coordinator Bob Sutton
The move comes two days after the Chiefs gave up 524 yards to the Patriots in an overtime loss in the AFC Championship.
Boston.com - 12 Jan 2019 Tom Brady calls upon 3 Boston athletes in playoff hype video
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is ready for some postseason football. In a dramatic playoff hype video shared on social media Saturday, Brady — together with ...
CBS Boston - 20 Jan 2019 Plow Catches Fire In Stow; Leominster Salt Truck Topples Over
BOSTON (CBS) – Snow and ice covered roads made for dangerous driving for everyone on Sunday – including plow drivers. In Stow, a plow truck caught fire.
ITV News - 01 Jan 2019 Death in New Year's Day fire near Boston
An investigation is continuing into the cause of a house fire in which one person died and two people were hurt. Lincolnshire fire crews were called to Kirton ...
Boston.com - 23 Jan 2019 Security inside stadium and out for Super Bowl in Atlanta
When Super Bowl 53 kicks off, legions of police and federal agents will be positioned to protect fans inside and out. Read more on boston.com.
Boston.com - 22 Jan 2019 Julian Edelman was mic'd up for Patriots-Chiefs
During Sunday's AFC Championship game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman seemed to know exactly what to say to fire up ...
Boston 25 News - 31 Dec 2018 Police: Man tries to light himself on fire at gas station | Boston 25 News
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) - Police say an Ohio man poured gasoline on himself and tried to light it on fire at a New Jersey gas station.
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 22 Jan 2019 3 horses die in barn fire in Pelham, NH
PELHAM, N.H. (WHDH) - Three horses died after a barn became engulfed in flames in Pelham, New Hampshire late Monday night. Firefighters responding to ...
The Telegraph - 02 Jan 2019 Police launch murder inquiry after three people found dead in Lincolnshire house fire
Police have launched a murder investigation after a house was burnt to the ground leaving three people dead, including the suspected arsonist.
Boston 25 News - 31 Dec 2018 Prosecutors: Fires may mean PG&E violated criminal sentence
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California utility's role in igniting wildfires last year could allow a judge to find that it violated terms of its criminal sentence in a 2010 ...
Boston 25 News - 23 Jan 2019 'Some white people may have to die': University teaching assistant under fire for post | Boston 25 News
A University of Georgia graduate student is getting criticism for comments he wrote on Facebook.
CBS Boston - 20 Jan 2019 Treacherous Roads Cause Crashes Around Region
LAWRENCE (CBS) – An overturned tractor trailer in Lawrence was among the crashes around the region caused by ice and snow covered roads.
Boston, MA Patch - 27 Oct 2018 7-Alarm Boston Fire Displaced Dozens
7-Alarm Boston Fire Displaced Dozens - Boston, MA - Boston firefighters are responding to a fire that has just gone to seven alarms in the Fenway, Back Bay ...
The Boston Globe - 22 Dec 2018 Woman is killed in early morning South Boston fire
I just talked to her a few days ago,” he said. “Now she's not there anymore. That's kind of tough.”
Boston, MA Patch - 19 Dec 2018 Explosion, 2-Alarm Fire In Boston Prompts 2.5k People To Evacuate
Explosion, Multi-Alarm Near South Station - Boston, MA - One Boston fire fighter was sent to the hospital during the two-alarm fire at a 12-story occupied building ...
Boston Herald - 22 Jan 2019 No Super Bowl discord around Celtics this year
"I just knew if they gave the ball to Tom Brady, it was going to end," he said of the first possession in OT. "The game was going to be over. I mean, how many ...
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 11 Dec 2018 2 firefighters hurt, 29 displaced after blaze breaks out in Boston's South End
Response to 534 Columbus Ave. South End at approx. 2:40 PM for a report of a building fire. Smoke showing on arrival. This an occupied 5 story mixed use ...
Boston 25 News - 08 Aug 2018 Boston Fire Dept. battles overnight fire in Dorchester | Boston 25 News
The Boston Fire Department was busy overnight tackling a fire at a residential home.
The Boston Globe - 09 Nov 2018 146 years ago Friday: Great Boston Fire of 1872 tore through downtown
Exactly 146 years ago Friday, the Great Boston Fire of 1872, the most costly fire per acre in recorded history, ripped through the streets of downtown Boston, ,.
CBS Boston - 06 Dec 2018 Boy Who Rode In Fire Truck To Surgery Visits Firefighters After Release
BOSTON (CBS) – A young boy who had a special wish granted by the Boston Fire Department before heading into surgery had another visit with the firefighters ...
Boston.com - 02 Oct 2018 Mattapan resident in ‘critical condition’ following fire
Firefighters were able to contain the blaze to the first floor. Read more at Boston.com.
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 09 Nov 2018 2-alarm fire at Dorchester home under investigation
Overhaul complete. Companies making up. Approx. $500,000 in damages. (3) residents displaced. No injuries reported. FIU on scene to investigate.
The Boston Globe - 03 Dec 2018 Boston firefighters give 10-year-old boy ride to hospital before surgery
The Boston Fire Department honored the wish of a 10-year-old boy from New Hampshire Monday morning when firefighters gave him a ride to Boston Children's ...
Boston 25 News - 14 Aug 2018 Teens get 'tough job' in Boston fire academy over summer months | Boston 25 News
Some Boston teens are spending the month of August expanding their horizons through firsthand experience in the Boston Teen Fire Academy.
The Boston Globe - 23 Jun 2018 Boston Fire Department moves to discipline four members over social media posts
The Boston Fire Department has moved to discipline four firefighters over social media postings, some of which included racial overtones, Fire Commissioner ...
Boston, MA Patch - 11 Dec 2018 Boston Manhole Fire Prompts Outage
Manhole Fire In Boston Prompts Road Closures - Boston, MA - More than 250 people lost power after a manhole caught fire in Hyde Park Tuesday..
The Boston Globe - 23 Jan 2019 19-year-old man is injured after falling on ski trail at Wachusett Mountain
A 19-year-old man was injured following a fall on an intermediate trail at Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in Princeton, officials from the ski area said. The man was ...
CBS Boston - 03 Dec 2018 10-Year-Old Gets Ride To Boston Children’s Hospital On Fire Engine Before Surgery
BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Fire Department was able to brighten a 10-year-old's day by giving him a lift Monday morning. The young boy from New ...
The Boston Globe - 23 Jan 2019 In an imperfect season, Patriots’ timing has become impeccable
The Patriots playing in the Super Bowl feels preordained. We're spoiled enough that it's viewed more as an expectation than an accomplishment. As long as Bill ...
CBS Boston - 04 Sep 2018 Boston Fire District Chief Arrested, Charged With Driving Drunk
WAREHAM (CBS) – Wareham police arrested Boston Fire District Chief Mark Buchanan and accused him of crashing into a parked car while drunk Saturday.
Boston, MA Patch - 15 Dec 2018 Firefighters Fight Multi-Alarm Fire In Dorchester
Firefighters Fight Multi-Alarm Fire In Dorchester - Boston, MA - Boston Firefighters saw flames coming from the house when they got there and immediately ...
The Boston Globe - 15 Jun 2018 Firefighter says city’s violating agreement to accommodate Fire Department’s women
The Boston Fire Department has failed to honor a 1996 consent decree requiring an equitable work environment for the city's female firefighters, a veteran ...
MassLive.com - 12 Nov 2018 Boston Fire Department announces deaths of 2 longtime firefighters
Two veteran firefighters with the Boston Fire Department, active duty Lt. Richard Steiner and active duty Firefighters Jamie Galarza, Jr., have died due to illness.
Patch.com - 24 Oct 2018 5 Displaced After Fire In Roslindale: Boston Fire Dept
5 Displaced After Fire In Roslindale - Roslindale, MA - When firefighters arrived they saw smoke showing from the two and a half story building.
CBS Boston - 17 Jul 2018 Team Boston Fire Bikes PMC For Fellow Firefighters
BOSTON (CBS) — A group of Boston Firefighters has teamed up for this year's Pan-Mass Challenge, a two-day bike ride across Massachusetts to raise millions ...
The Boston Globe - 18 Jun 2018 Questions raised about City Hall ties of outside counsel investigating Fire Department
An outside counsel hired by the city to independently review the Boston Fire Department's handling of harassment and misconduct allegations has a long history ...
Boston, MA Patch - 09 Nov 2018 3 Displaced After 2-Alarm Fire In Boston
Multiple Alarm Fire In Boston - Boston, MA - Firefighters were responding to a 2 alarm fire on Victoria Street Friday night.
Boston, MA Patch - 18 Jun 2018 2-Alarm Fire On Rugg Road In Brighton: Boston Fire
BOSTON, MA — Boston Fire fighters are at Rugg Road in Brighton working on putting out a 2-alarm fire that was reported at 4:23 p.m. at a two story brick ...
The Boston Globe - 14 May 2018 Female firefighters report ‘appalling’ treatment. The city promises a review
The city has hired an outside counsel to review the Boston Fire Department's handling of harassment and discrimination allegations brought by women on the ...
Boston, MA Patch - 15 Sep 2018 Fire At Bostons Old City Hall Causes $150K In Damages
Fire At Boston's Old City Hall - Boston, MA - Early Saturday morning there was a fire in the basement of Old City Hall. No one was hurt, according to fire officials.
Firefighter Nation - 26 Jul 2018 Three-Alarm Fire in Dorchester, Boston
BOSTON (WCVB) - Boston firefighters battled a three-alarm fire in Dorchester early Thursday. Crews were called to 131 and 135 Boston St. at 2:45 a.m. for a ...
The Boston Globe - 23 Jan 2019 Venezuela breaks diplomatic relations with US
President Trump recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president of Venezuela, over Nicolas Maduro, who then said the country is breaking ...
The Boston Globe - 13 May 2018 Boston has just 16 female firefighters. Several say discrimination is rampant
After she got out of the Army in 2004, Nathalie Delsoin wanted to follow in her godfather's footsteps and join the Boston Fire Department. She passed the civil ...
NECN - 12 May 2018 Nearly 70 Displaced in 3 Separate Boston Fires on Saturday
Nearly 70 residents across Boston were displaced by three separate fires Saturday morning, as Boston firefighters went from fire to fire across the city, including ...
The Boston Globe - 09 Jul 2018 Proud family members celebrate graduation of most diverse Boston Fire Academy class in years
It's every kid's dream to be a firefighter,” one graduating firefighter said. “It feels amazing. It's like I won the lottery.”
Boston.com - 19 Oct 2018 A Lamborghini caught fire near the Boston Public Library
Firefighters responded to a 911 call for a fully engulfed car fire at the intersection of Boylston and Dartmouth streets. Read more on Boston.com.
Boston News, Weather, Sports | WHDH 7News - 13 Dec 2018 Firefighters brave frigid conditions to battle Dorchester house fire
BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston firefighters endured frigid temperatures as they battled a single-family house fire in Dorchester early Thursday morning.