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Firefighters at Northeast Metro Tech in Wakefield. (Photo courtesy Steve Swan)

Two-Alarm Fire Starts In Wakefield School’s Carpentry Shop

The fire started Tuesday evening in the carpentry shop and spread to the ventilation system.

01/08/2013

Two firefighters were killed after what police call an "ambush" (CBS)

Man Who Killed 2 Firemen Left Note On Killing Plan

The ex-con who lured two firefighters to their deaths in a blaze of gunfire left a rambling typewritten note saying he wanted to burn down the neighborhood and “do what I like doing best, killing people,” police said Tuesday.

12/25/2012

15 firefighters were honored. (CBS)

Mass. Honors 15 Firefighters, Including 2 Killed In Line Of Duty

Two Massachusetts firefighters who died while battling blazes in separate towns last year are among those from 15 communities honored by Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray.

12/18/2012

(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rock Climber Rescued From East Brookfield Crevice

Rescue workers saved a rock climber who got stuck in a crevice off Podunk Road in East Brookfield.

11/28/2012

A tree fell onto a truck in Wilmington. (Photo credit: Wilmington Fire)

Man Injured When Tree Falls On Truck In Wilmington

A man suffered minor injuries when a tree fell on his truck in Wilmington Monday afternoon.

10/29/2012

Cemetery

Toddler Playing Hide & Seek Injured By Toppled Gravestone

Police say the weight of two children hiding behind the large grave marker apparently dislodged it and caused it to topple.

08/29/2012

A car destroyed in the Charlton fire.

10 Businesses & Several Rare Vintage Cars Destroyed In Charlton Fire

A total of ten businesses were destroyed in a fire that leveled a Charlton warehouse Thursday night.

07/27/2012

The fire at the Charlton Woolen Mill started around 9 p.m.

Fire Destroys Charlton Mill Complex

A five-alarm fire has destroyed a mill complex in central Massachusetts.

07/26/2012

A firefighter holds a lighter and sprays sunblock.

Spray Sunblock Put To The Test After Stow Man Is Badly Burned

Firefighters tested the flammability of spray sunscreens after a Stow man was badly burned.

07/16/2012

Abington Fire Department

Fire Department Bills Abington Man For Fireworks Show

A private fireworks show in Abington was so large that firefighters parked nearby to keep an eye on it. Now the department is sending the homeowner a fire detail bill.

07/05/2012

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