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.
The cause of a fire that killed a Peabody firefighter last month was electrical, the state fire marshal said Wednesday.
Hundreds of mourners paid their final respects today to a Peabody firefighter who died in the line of duty last week.
A wake has been scheduled for a Peabody firefighter who died battling a fire last week.
James Rice died while battling a three-alarm blaze at an apartment building.
Arson has been ruled out as the cause of the fire that claimed the life of Peabody Firefighter James Rice.
The Peabody Fire Chief has identified the fallen firefighter as James Rice, an 11-year veteran.