Firefighter Michael Kennedy
Two Boston firefighters who died battling the Back Bay fire in more than a year ago were honored Saturday night during the department’s 136th annual awards ceremony.
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.
The families of two fallen Boston firefighters accepted posthumous medals of honor from Gov. Deval Patrick.
Firefighter Michael Kennedy’s mother said the only good thing to come from her son’s death is the focus that will be put on safe firefighting.
Two Boston firefighters killed in the line of duty were honored on Saturday in West Roxbury.
For what is believed to be the first time in the organization’s history, the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay has given its “Big of the Year” award posthumously.
Boston firefighter and former Marine Michael Kennedy was given a final salute, Thursday morning.
Family, friends and colleagues gathered Tuesday to pay their respects to one of the firefighters lost in the Beacon Street fire.
Visitors continue to stop to pray, reflect and remember the two firefighters killed in a Beacon Street fire.
The funeral arrangements have been announced for the two Boston firefighters killed while battling a Beacon Street blaze, last week.