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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

Boston Police say a Mattapan man set fire to this home in Dorchester early Saturday morning, Sept. 7, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Arson Suspect Arrested In Early Morning Fire At Two-Family Home In Dorchester

A fire that damaged a home in the Dorchester neighborhood of the city early Saturday morning was arson and a suspect has been arrested, according to the Boston Fire Department.

09/07/2013

Nineteen crosses and American flags adorn the fence outside of Fire Station 7 on July 3, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. Nineteen firefighters based out of Station 7 died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, Ariz., on June 30.  (Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Boston Firefighters In Arizona Helping To Plan Fallen Hotshots’ Memorial Service

Boston Fire Department officials say about 200 firefighters from the department are currently in Prescott, Ariz., helping plan Tuesday’s memorial service and multiple funerals for the firefighters killed in the line of duty while battling a major wildfire on June 30.

07/06/2013

Members of the Boston Fire Department battle a blaze in the Dorchester neighborhood of the city on Sunday, June 16, 2013. (Credit: Boston Fire Department)

Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At Vacant Dorchester Home

Firefighters battled a blaze Sunday afternoon at a vacant home in the Dorchester neighborhood of the city.

06/16/2013

(WBZ-TV Photo)

Boston Fire Commissioner: 13 Deputies ‘Dinosaurs’ Resistant To Change

The commissioner of the Boston Fire Department is defending his chief after 13 deputies wrote a letter to the mayor highly critical of the chief’s response to the Boston Marathon bombings.

05/17/2013

(Photo from BostonFire Twitter page)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Boston Fire Department

Here are five things you don’t know about the Boston Fire Department.

05/16/2013

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