Kevin Kelley

By - 12/16/09 - 9:48 am

The Globe gets a look at a report by Boston Police homicide investigators into the truck that cost Lt. Kevin Kelley his life in January. The Suffolk County District Attorney's office concluded so many things went wrong but that no one person was criminally responsible for the truck's brakes failing on Parker Hill Avenue.... Read more

By - 12/10/09 - 2:19 pm

Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley today blamed a poorly maintained firetruck and human error for the death of Boston Fire Lt. Kevin Kelley in January, but said nobody was criminally responsible for Ladder 26's fatal crash into a Huntington Avenue apartment complex.

In a statement, Conley said an 11-month investigation of the crash of Ladder 26 found "every braking device on the truck... Read more

By - 1/21/09 - 10:14 pm

Fire officials say the Peterborough Street fire was probably caused by a short circuit in the ceiling of Thornton's and that the fatal crash of Ladder 26 was probably caused by brake failure.

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 - 1/11/09 - 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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