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House fire on Abermarle Road in Waltham (Paul Burton/WBZ-TV)

Smoking Blamed In Fatal Waltham Fire

Fire officials say improper disposal of smoking materials sparked a fatal fire on Albemarle Road in Waltham on Tuesday.

12/10/2014

Fire destroys Fabric Plus in Falmouth (Photo credit David Curran)

Arson Blamed In Falmouth Store Fires

Officials are investigating two suspicious fires started in Falmouth early Monday morning.

12/08/2014

(Photo credit PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Fire Marshal Offers Tips To Avoid Christmas Tree Fires

Fires caused by Christmas trees are not common but can be extremely dangerous when they occur.

12/07/2014

A fatal fire at a Winchester assisted living facility (WBZ-TV)

Woman Dies In Apartment Fire At Winchester Assisted Living Facility

Fire officials say a 63-year-old woman has died after a fire at an assisted living center in Winchester.

12/04/2014

(Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

E-Cigarettes In Luggage On Planes Need To Be Regulated, State Fire Marshal Says

Federal regulators should consider further regulations on electronic cigarettes on airplanes, the state’s top fire official said Friday.

10/10/2014

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Police Say Arson To Blame For Southern Mass. Fires

Officials are asking the public for help in their investigation into two early morning fires Monday.

11/26/2012

Batteries and junk drawer items caused a fire in Amherst, NH.

NH Fire Marshal Warns About ‘Junk Drawer’ Items After Amherst Blaze

A fire at an Amherst, New Hampshire home is being blamed on a battery, paper clips, post-it notes, and other items stashed in a junk drawer.

08/08/2012

Stove, Cooking, Heat

NH Fire Marshal Warns Of Lightning Hazard In Gas Lines

New Hampshire’s fire marshal is warning homeowners to make certain that natural and propane gas lines coming into their homes are properly grounded.

07/30/2012

File photo of the Middleton chemical plant explosion that injured four people in March, 2011.

Mass. State Rep. Proposes New Rules To Prevent Chemical Plant Explosions

A state representative from Danvers is proposing legislation he says will prevent boiler explosions like the one that leveled a Danvers neighborhood five years ago.

06/04/2011

(AP File Photo)

Thousands Sign Up For Mass. Nightclub Crowd Manager Law

Massachusetts State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says that more than 4,000 people have completed online training to become certified crowd managers in nightclubs. The law was put into place as a response to the RI nightclub fire.

06/04/2011

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