Retired Worcester Fire Lt. Ed Ryan (WBZ-TV)

State Says Firefighter Healthy Enough For CrossFit Cannot Return To Work

A former Worcester fire lieutenant who has received a disability pension for more than a decade is not healthy enough to return to work, according to an evaluation by a state-appointed doctor.


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Young Firefighter Dies In Berkshire County Rollover

An up-and-coming firefighter from Hinsdale has died in a weekend rollover crash in the town of Windsor.


Fire on Greenwood Dr. in Leominster (WBZ-TV)

Firefighters Battle Blaze At Leominster Apartment Building

Two people, including a firefighter, were injured and rushed to the hospital.


A collection boot was stolen from a Boston firehouse Saturday. (Photo credit: Boston Fire Department)

Collection Boot Stolen From Boylston Street Firehouse

A collection boot kept outside the firehouse on Boylston Street was stolen late Saturday night.


Melrose Firefighter Rob McVoy (WBZ-TV)

Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Child From Burning Home In Peabody

An off-duty firefighter saved a child from a burning home in Peabody Monday night.


Toxic air sensors developed at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. (WBZ-TV)

Firefighting Safety Technology Inspired By Tragedy In Worcester 15 Years Ago

On a raw December day in 1999, six firefighters ran into the abandoned Worcester Cold Storage warehouse to save homeless people they thought were inside.


A hydrant in Chelsea, where a firefighter was dragged when a hose got caught under a car. (WBZ-TV)

Chelsea Firefighter Dragged When Car Drives Over Hose

A Chelsea firefighter was dragged after a car ran over his hose on Library Street.


Alesha Mceachern is accused of stealing from a firefighter during the response to the tornado. (Revere Police).

Charges Filed In Revere Firefighter’s Stolen Wallet Case

Police have charged a 32-year-old woman on charges she stole from a firefighter and the department’s firehouse while it was responding to a fire.


(Photo from @BillericaFD/Twitter)

Massive ‘Clutter’ Blamed For Firefighter Injury In Billerica House Fire

A firefighter was injured when flames swept through a home in Billerica Saturday morning.


Wake for fallen Boston Firefighter Mike Kennedy in West Roxbury. (Photo from Jim Armstrong/WBZ)

Wake Held For Fallen Boston Firefighter Mike Kennedy

Thousands attended the wake for Firefighter Michael Kennedy in West Roxbury.