Boston Fire Department

Carcinogens get embedded in the fabric of firefighters' gear. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Fire Department Making Firefighters Aware Of Cancer Risks

The Boston Fire Department is fighting back against cancer, which has taken the lives of 160 firefighters in the last 25 years.


Flames ripped through the roof of a Roxbury apartment building. (Image Credit: Boston Fire Department)

Child With Lighter Causes 3-Alarm Roxbury Fire

Boston firefighters battled a fire on the top floor of an apartment building on Friday afternoon.


Boston firefighters were called to a partial wall collapse at an apartment building on Saturday. (WBZ-TV)

Families Displaced After Wall Collapse At Boston Apartment Building

An East Boston apartment building under construction had to be evacuated after a partial wall collapse on Saturday afternoon.


A bus fire on Federal Street. (Image Credit: Catherine Carlock/Boston Business Journal)

MBTA Bus Catches Fire In Boston’s Financial District

Firefighters knocked down a fire on an MBTA bus Wednesday afternoon in Boston’s financial district.


Firefighters tend to a house fire in Dorchester on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Boston Fire Department)

Firefighters Battle Dorchester House Fire

Firefighters battled a house fire in Dorchester on Sunday afternoon.


Lightning likely caused a fire on Adams Street in Dorchester on July 1. (WBZ-TV)

Lightning Strike Likely Caused Dorchester House Fire

Firefighters believe a Dorchester fire was likely caused by lightning strike.


Firefighters at a ceremony for fallen Boston firefighters. (WBZ-TV)

Fallen Boston Firefighters Honored In Special Ceremony

Dozens of active and retired Boston firefighters gathered Sunday to honor fallen members of the department.


A three-alarm fire broke out at a Charlestown apartment building on Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Gorrie/Twitter)

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Charlestown Fire

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire at a Charlestown apartment complex Saturday night.


A fire broke out at Fort Avenue home in Roxbury on Saturday. (Photo by Boston Fire Department)

Boston Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Roxbury Fire

Boston Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire at a four-story Roxbury brick brownstone on Saturday.


Boston Firefighter Michael Kennedy (left) and Lt. Edward Walsh. (Photos courtesy: Facebook-Boston Fire Dept.)

Fallen Boston Firefighters Honored At Ceremony

Two Boston firefighters who died battling the Back Bay fire in more than a year ago were honored Saturday night during the department’s 136th annual awards ceremony.