Steve MacDonald, a Boston Fire Department spokesman, told reporters Thursday “nothing has been ruled in or out” and investigators are focusing on the building’s basement and “some kind of extraordinary event” that happened there.
At Mass General Hospital Wednesday night, dozens of Boston firefighters strolled in solemnly by foot – others arrived by bus – to pay their respects to a fallen brother.
A memorial fund has been established to help the families of two Boston firefighters killed on duty Wednesday.
A makeshift memorial of flowers, candles and condolence notes are now outside the Boylston Street home station of Lt. Edward Walsh and Michael Kennedy, who died in the Back Bay fire Wednesday.
The calls from firefighters and dispatchers illustrate how quickly the fire turned into a ‘mayday’ situation as both Walsh and Kennedy became trapped in the basement of the brownstone.
The careless disposal of smoking material sparked a large fire inside a condominium building on Mass Ave in Boston on Saturday.
Firefighters quickly brought an eight-alarm fire in a commercial building in South Boston under control early Tuesday morning.
A Boston firefighter suffered serious burns when he fell through a floor fighting an overnight fire in Jamaica Plain.
Firefighters rushing into a burning home in Dorchester on Friday night found more than just flames and smoke.
A truck fire shut down part of the Tobin Bridge during Tuesday’s morning commute.