Well folks i'm back and psoting more photos. Had a lot of family stuff going on so I hope nobody thinks I was ingorning their messages. Photos posted tonight are of a 5 alarm fire in Milton, Massachusetts that occurred about 6pm tonight.
Firefighter Kelly Page, 38, of the Lowell Fire Department died in the line of duty last night. A member of Engine 4, Page had just returned from a medical call and was checking equipment when he collapsed. Immediate life saving efforts by firefighters and paramedics were not successful.My sympathies to the family, friends and members of the Lowell Fire Department.
Funeral details will be posted as they become available.
Boston Firefighters line the steps of Holy Name Church this morning at the wake for Firefighter Paul Cahill who was killed at Box 4-281 on August 29th. Over 20,000 Firefighters from the United States and Canada are expected to attend the funeral tomorrow as well as servies for Firefighter Warren Payne who also was killed in the 4 alarm fire.
Keeping busy here!! 2nd alarm fire in Newton tonight. Box 512 2271 Washington Street. Fire was in a 4 story wood apartment complex. Fire started on the rear porch on the ground level and worked it's way all the way up. State Fire Marshall called in at 10:41pm
A Public viewing for Firefighter Paul J. Cahill Engine Co.30 will be held Wednesday September 5 th at the Holy Name Church 1689 Center Street West Roxbury, Ma. from 12 noon to 6.p.m.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Holy Name Church Thursday September 6 th , at 11…Continue
Boston Fire Fighters Local 718 has set up a fund to assist the families of Fire Fighters Paul Cahill and Warren J. Payne who were killed in the line of duty last night. Donations of any amount can be sent to:
West Roxbury Fire Fund
c/o Boston Fire Fighter's Credit Union
60 Hallet Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
Two Boston Firefighters were killed and four others injured in a 4 alarm fire at 1727 Center Street in West Roxbury about 9:15pm Wednesday night. The fire started in the Hi Ho Thai restaurant and extended into a dog grooming parlor next door.
The fire spread rapidly and a 2nd alarm was ordered shortly after the first arriving companies. A partial roof collapse occurred causing an air conditioning unit to fall into the building. All companies were…
Needham Fire Fighters open up around the electric meter at 66 pond View Ave this afternoon. Apparently a cable installer struck a live wire inside the wall sparking a fire which was quickly contained.
Steve Walsh photo
Collyer's Mansion conditions are a common but rarely publicized situation that confronts Public Safety personnel. Persons living in these conditions often present as clean, well spoken and "normal" in public but suffer from a mental condition that prevents them from distinguishing between trash and valuable items. This is called Obsessive Compulsive Hoarding Disorder.
The following is a brief…Continue