Firefighters

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

Fire at triple decker in Lynn. (WBZ-TV)

Dozens Homeless After 4-Alarm Fire In Lynn

Firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze on Bennett Circle in Lynn late Tuesday afternoon.

08/05/2014

Hazmat situation at N-Tek in Lawrence. (Photo courtesy Lawrence Fire IAFF)

Homes Evacuated After Hazmat Incident In Lawrence

Four firefighters were transported to the hospital after responding to a hazmat situation on Ballard Road in Lawrence early Sunday morning.

07/13/2014

Boston firefighters battle a blaze on the roof of a Charles Street building. (WBZ-TV)

Hidden Danger Putting Firefighters At Risk For Cancer

Research has found significantly higher rates of respiratory, digestive and urinary cancers in firefighters than in the general population.

05/19/2014

Heavy flames at Suffolk Downs. (WBZ-TV)

Fire Damages Building At Suffolk Downs

Firefighters were battling flames and heavy smoke near the horse stables of Suffolk Downs race track Tuesday night.

04/29/2014

Four people were sickened by carbon monoxide in a Weymouth home. (WBZ-TV)

Carbon Monoxide Poisons 4 In Weymouth After Car Was Left On

A Weymouth couple thanks God they and their grandchildren are alive after a carbon monoxide scare at their home.

04/22/2014

Boston Firefighters ran a hose through this BMW that was parked in front of a hydrant on Lexington Street. (WBZ-TV)

Illegally Parked BMW Smashed By Boston Firefighters Was Brand New

The friend of a driver who had his car windows smashed out by firefighters in East Boston on Wednesday evening says the vehicle was only two days old.

04/10/2014

The flag draped between fire trucks  for the funeral procession for Lt. Ed Walsh. (Photo by Beth Germano-WBZ-TV)

Death Benefit Increased For Fallen First Responders

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.

04/02/2014

Hyannis fire truck. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Fire Districts Not Subject To Proposition 2 1/2

A realtor has filed a lawsuit challenging the way Hyannis plans to pay for a new $20 million fire station.

03/03/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Auburn Offers Training On Dealing With Fire In A Home When A Child Has Autism

When there’s a fire in the home of a child with autism it poses special challenges for parents and caregivers.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/19/2014

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