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Boston Fire Lt. Edward J. Walsh. (Photo courtesy: Boston Fire Dept.)

Remembering Boston Fire Lt. Ed Walsh: ‘He Took His Men Under His Wing’

By all accounts, Edward “Eddie” Walsh Jr. was always among the first to enter a burning building.

03/27/2014

Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton takes the ice wearing a Boston Police Department hat. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Bruins’ Shawn Thornton On Boston Fire Department: ‘They Don’t Get Enough Credit’

Shortly after Shawn Thornton got home from shaving his head for charity on Wednesday, he heard that another tragedy had hit Boston.

WBZ-TV–03/27/2014

Scene of fatal fire in South Boston Feb. 22. (Photo courtesy of Boston Fire Department)

Man, 90, Dies From Injuries Suffered In South Boston Fire Saturday

A 90-year-old man has died of injuries he suffered in a South Boston fire Saturday night.

02/25/2014

The Boston Fire Department battles a blaze on the fifth floor of a building in the Back Bay neighborhood of the city on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. (Credit: Boston Fire Department)

Residents Displaced By Back Bay Fire Moving To New Homes

A couple dozen city residents are looking for a new home after flames heavily damaged a century-old building Saturday in the Back Bay neighborhood of the city.

02/02/2014

Firefighters searched the Colchester Street home after the fire.  (Photo courtesy: Boston Fire Dept.)

Elderly Woman Killed In Hyde Park House Fire

An elderly woman died in a fire at a home in Hyde Park Saturday night.

01/25/2014

A burst sprinkler pipe at a building on Green Street in Jamaica Plain displaced 50 people Saturday, Jan. 14, 2014. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Burst Sprinkler Pipe At Jamaica Plain Shelter Displaces 50 People

Public safety officials evacuated about 50 people from a building in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of the city Saturday night after a broken pipe sent water pouring through the structure, the Fire Department reported.

01/04/2014

(Boston Fire/Twitter)

Firefighter Suffers 3rd Degree Burns In JP Fire

A Boston firefighter suffered serious burns when he fell through a floor fighting an overnight fire in Jamaica Plain.

11/27/2013

A water main break created a 20-foot wide sink hole under Warrenton Street in Boston on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Boston Water Main Break Disrupts Theater District

An 8-inch water main burst under Warrenton Street on Sunday morning, sending thousands of gallons of water onto the roadway and closing the Charles Playhouse for the day, the Boston Fire Department reported.

11/17/2013

Fire hoses snake through the front entrance of 100 Seaver St. in Roxbury, where an electrical short circuit sparked a fire on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (Credit: Boston Fire Department/Twitter)

Fire Damages Roxbury Apartment Building; At Least 25 Residents Displaced

At least 25 residents were driven from their homes and a firefighter was injured after an electrical short circuit sparked a fire Saturday afternoon at an apartment on Seaver Street in Roxbury, Boston Fire Department officials said.

11/16/2013

A contribution is dropped into a firefighter boot at the Boston Fire Department's North End station on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. A boot that had been used for years to raise charity contributions at the station was stolen last week. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Firefighter Charity Collection Boot Stolen In North End

For many years, the crew at the Boston Fire Department’s North End fire house has put a firefighter boot out on the sidewalk, raising thousands of dollars to fight muscular dystrophy.

09/15/2013

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