Firefighters

Firefighters at a dodgeball game. (Photo credit Douglas Fire Department)

Firefighters In Full Gear Play Dodgeball For Training Exercise

The exercise promoted firefighter fitness and taught them something about air management.

04/09/2015

Four-alarm fire at Dorchester apartment building. (Boston Fire photo/Twitter)

5 Families Displaced After Dorchester Fire

Five families are displaced after a fire broke out at a Dorchester apartment building.

03/06/2015

Crews rescue woman, dog from Carver cranberry bog. (WBZ-TV)

Woman, Dog Rescued From Carver Cranberry Bog

Firefighters used a hovercraft to rescue a woman and her dog from an icy cranberry bog in Carver on Monday.

03/03/2015

Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire at a Needham home Saturday night. (WBZ-TV)

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm House Fire In Needham

Several firefighter crews battled a three-alarm fire that broke out at a Needham home Saturday night.

02/21/2015

Firefighters rescued dogs from a Revere marsh on Thursday. (Photo credit Revere Fire Department)

Firefighters Rescue Man, 2 Dogs From Revere Marsh

Firefighters rescued a man from a Revere marsh after he tried to retrieve his two dogs from an ice floe Thursday morning, officials say.

02/19/2015

File image (Image credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Avalon Apartments Fire In NJ Concerns Mass. Firefighters

A massive fire that recently burned down a luxury apartment complex in New Jersey is serving as a wake-up call for Massachusetts firefighters.

01/23/2015

State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan in October 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Fire Marshal Warns Holiday Revelers To Be Careful

The Massachusetts fire marshal’s office is warning Christmas revelers to be careful and take a few moments to check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are in working order.

12/25/2014

Farmhouse destroyed by fire in Lunenburg (WBZ-TV)

Fire Destroys Farmhouse In Lunenburg

A fire destroyed a farmhouse in Lunenburg Monday night.

11/10/2014

Family members of Lt. Edward Walsh and firefighter Michael Kennedy accept a posthumous honor. (WBZ-TV)

Families Of Fallen Boston Firefighters Accept Medals Of Honor

The families of two fallen Boston firefighters accepted posthumous medals of honor from Gov. Deval Patrick.

10/28/2014

Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Boston (WBZ-TV)

29 Names Added To Mass. Fallen Firefighters Memorial

On a day that’s come to symbolize their commitment to saving lives, 29 names were added to the ring of honor, men who’ve lost their lives in the last year.

09/11/2014

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