No criminal charges will be filed against the employees of a Malden metalworking company that was responsible for starting a fire in the Back Bay that killed two Boston firefighters.
A number of people continue to place flowers in front of Ladder 15 and Engine 33 in honor of Lt. Ed Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy who made the ultimate sacrifice one year ago when they responded to a wind-whipped fire on Beacon Street and became trapped in the basement.
Sparks from a welder’s torch are believed to have ignited the blaze which claimed the lives of two Boston Firefighters.
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Thousands attended the wake for Firefighter Michael Kennedy in West Roxbury.
Death benefits paid to the families of public safety officers who die in the line of duty would be increased under a bill approved unanimously by the Massachusetts House of Representatives on Wednesday.
The firefighting brotherhood was on full display on the streets of Watertown, but joining them to witness the solemn procession were members of the public who never met Lt. Edward Walsh.
The body of Firefighter Michael Kennedy was escorted behind his own Ladder 15, seven miles to a West Roxbury funeral home.
A memorial fund has been established to help the families of two Boston firefighters killed on duty Wednesday.
A 9-alarm fire on Beacon Street has claimed the lives of two firefighters.