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Lowell Fatal Fire Ruled Accidental, Electrical Issue Cited As Cause

The fire that killed seven people in Lowell last week was an accident.

07/15/2014

The back side of the Beacon Street brownstone the day after the fatal fire there. (WBZ-TV)

Welding Sparks Caused Fatal Beacon Street Fire

Investigators said last week’s brownstone fire that killed two Boston firefighters was caused by welders working at the rear of the building next door.

04/04/2014

The BFD flag raised outside  Boston City Hall, March 28, 2014 (WBZ-TV)

Boston City Hall Ceremony Honors 2 Fallen Firefighters

Mayor Martin Walsh paid tribute to the two fallen firefighters by raising the Boston Fire Department flag at City Hall Plaza.

03/28/2014

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

Wake & Funeral Arrangements Announced For Fallen Boston Firefighters

Funeral plans for the two Boston firefighters killed in the line of duty this week will be likely announced Friday, officials said.

03/28/2014

A group of MassPort firefighters waits for the family of a fallen Boston firefighter. (Photo credit: Max Widmer)

Massport Firefighters Greet Family Of Fallen Boston Firefighter

Dozens of firefighters gathered inside a terminal at Logan Airport Thursday night to wait for family members of a fallen Boston firefighter to arrive.

03/28/2014

Flames shot through the top floor of the four-story Lake Williams condos. (Photo courtesy: Nelson Piava)

Cause Of Marlborough Condo Fire Still Unknown

Investigators have been unable to determine the cause of a six-alarm fire at a Marlborough condominium complex this week but say there is no indication of arson.

04/25/2012

Peabody firefighter James Rice.

Electrical Issue Blamed In Peabody Firefighter Death

The cause of a fire that killed a Peabody firefighter last month was electrical, the state fire marshal said Wednesday.

01/04/2012

Fire companies from 15 towns responded to the Old Groton Inn fire Aug. 2 (Photo courtesy: Heidi Hynes)

Historic Groton Inn Fire Cause Likely Electrical

Investigators say a multi-alarm fire that destroyed a Colonial-era inn in Groton this summer was likely caused by an electrical malfunction in the attic.

10/07/2011

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