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Boston Seven-Alarm Fire Damages Five Buildings in Dorchester

Boston Fire Commissioner Jack Dempsey said firefighters faced a fast-moving fire when they arrived and that three rear porches had collapsed.

Package Delivery of Unknown Chemicals Causes Level 3 Hazmat Incident at Boston Firehouse

A level 3 hazmat incident happened after a man opened a package, noticed chemicals inside, and took the package to a Boston firehouse.

Famed Boston Fire Commissioner, Chief Leo Stapleton Passes Away

Stapleton was a popular speaker at fire conferences and seminars across the country and has received numerous awards for his contributions to the fire service, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from Fire Engineering magazine in 2006.

LODD Anniversary: Boston Back Bay Fire Tragedy

“We have a four-story with smoke showing from the first floor. Engine 33 is stretching a 1¾-inch hoseline in the front doorway.”

Mayday During Three-Alarm Fire in Boston

A Boston firefighter was injured in a collapse while fighting a fire in Roxbury.

Technical Rescue at Boston Construction Site

Two workers were struck by a truck and found dead in a hole at a Boston construction site.

Boston Firefighter Falls Through Porch at Dorchester Blaze

During the fire a firefighter fell through the floor of one of the rear porches.

Funeral Held for Slain Boston Firefighter

Firefighters in Ricci's district, based in Roxbury, said that he was "a good guy."

Police Pursue Woman in Stolen Boston Fire Department Pickup Truck

Pickup truck was stolen from the Boston Fire Department Academy in Quincy.

Activists Focus on Diversity in Boston’s Fire Cadet Program

The department is 72% white and 28% people of color, while minorities make up about 54% of the city population.


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