Boston Fire Department

By - 1/15/09 - 11:41 pm

This time, Ladder 18 from South Boston and Ladder 24 from Beacon Hill, WBZ reports.Read more

By - 1/15/09 - 7:49 am

After an outside consultant hired by the local firefighters union found problems yesterday, the Globe reports.Read more

By - 1/13/09 - 7:51 am

The Globe reports on what has now become obvious after three incidents - one fatal - over the past few days. Keep reading the story to see how maintenance is, naturally, a football between the city and the firefighters union, with each blaming the other for the problem.

The Herald, meanwhile, talks to a friend of Lt. Kelley's widow, who thinks the accident...Read more

By - 1/12/09 - 3:23 pm

Channel 4 reports that Ladder 14 in Allston, built in 1993, was pulled from service this morning.

Photo of Ladder 14 outside station 41 at 460 Cambridge St.

Earlier:
Another Boston ladder truck careens out of control - Sunday.
Did Lt. Kelley die due to bad brakes?...Read more

By - 1/11/09 - 8:44 pm

The Herald reports Ladder 15 crashed into a parked car on Mass. Ave on the way for some maintenance today. Nobody hurt.Read more

By - 1/11/09 - 11:19 am

The Globe reports it's looking more and more like Kevin Kelley died because the brakes on Ladder 26 failed on steep Parker Hill Avenue.

The Herald talks to some of the kids in a computer class when the firetruck smashed into their building.

By - 1/9/09 - 3:10 pm
the scene

Jared Molton posted photos from the scene.

UPDATE: One firefighter dead.

Channel 7 reports multiple injuries in the accident at 835 Huntington Ave..

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By - 11/9/08 - 12:53 pm

Kevin McCrea and his wife went down to Suite in the Alley off Boylston last night for some dancing. Then the fire alarms started blaring. For 10 minutes. Firefighters arrived. And the whole time the DJ kept playing music and almost nobody left:

... People from the club were telling people trying to leave that this problem had happened before and that everything would

...Read more
By - 11/3/08 - 10:17 am

Boston Police report arresting Albert Arroyo on charges he kept harassing a Roslindale woman who had taken out a restraining order against him.

Arroyo, himself a Roslindale resident, was arrested at 7:51 p.m. yesterday in the emergency room at Faulkner Hospital, where he was being treated for an unspecified ailment. Because of his condition, officers spent the night with Arroyo rather than transporting...Read more

By - 9/17/08 - 9:27 am

Paul Nemes, 58, will be arraigned in West Roxbury District Court this morning on a charge of assault and battery resulting in serious injury for an incident at the Polish American Club on River Street in Hyde Park, according to the Suffolk County DA's office.

Boston Police report Nemes got into a fight with a 62-year-old guy inside the club around 7:45 p.m....Read more

By - 8/29/08 - 12:35 pm
Firefighters get ready
Firefighters get ready. Photo
from Bulletin Newspapers.

UPDATE: The Bulletin Newspapers report on today's memorial service as well as a barbecue banquet provided by Tex's BBQ of Dedham as a way for the firefighters to thank West Roxbury.

They're not letting the city or the union tell them how to...Read more

By - 8/28/08 - 9:12 am

Maybe Kevin Cullen has finally returned from his extended summer vacation and is going to start writing thoughtful columns about life in Boston, like today's column on putting a year's worth of woes for Boston firefighters in perspective. One can hope, anyway.Read more

By - 8/28/08 - 12:04 am

Around 11:30 p.m., Wednesday, at Warren and Moreland streets. A witness reports the truck was headed outbound, the car crossing from Moreland, was hit on the right side, spun around, its trunk hit a light pole. No word on injuries.

By - 8/27/08 - 8:38 am

Cancels cookout planned for Friday; West Roxbury firefighters wanted to thank the community for its support after the Tai Ho fire.

By - 8/25/08 - 1:57 pm

His lawyer compares his case to that of that carnival worker set free:

More from the Globe.

By - 8/21/08 - 12:09 pm

Carmen? Give Albert a call. He might be able to help.

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