Firefighters move victim to ambulance. Photo copyright T.S. Miller. More photos.
What seemed like your basic springtime Fens fire this evening took on a more somber tone when firefighters pulled a badly burned man out from the water behind the Fire Department's fire-alarm building.
Fenway scene. Photo by Masstreehugger.
The Boston Fire Department reports it does not know how the man wound up in the water. Arson investigators and police detectives are now investigating the reed fire, reported around 6 p.m. The man was discovered and removed around 6:30 p.m.
Photo by Masstreehugger. Note the cross: Commemorates death of Steven Hill, found dead there last fall.