Boston Fire Department
By all accounts, Edward “Eddie” Walsh Jr. was always among the first to enter a burning building.
Shortly after Shawn Thornton got home from shaving his head for charity on Wednesday, he heard that another tragedy had hit Boston.
A 90-year-old man has died of injuries he suffered in a South Boston fire Saturday night.
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.
An elderly woman died in a fire at a home in Hyde Park Saturday night.
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.
A Boston firefighter suffered serious burns when he fell through a floor fighting an overnight fire in Jamaica Plain.
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.
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.
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.