Boston Fire Department

By - 12/30/07 - 7:06 pm

Just ask the Hayhurst family, which can now continue its tradition of sending sons into the Boston Fire Department despite bottom-of-the-class test scores, thanks to some meddling by the state senate president, who, last we checked, doesn't actually live in Boston. Oops, we see Tom Menino and the Boston City Council also worked to get the Hayhursts preferential treatment.

TJIC is none too pleased:

By - 6/16/07 - 8:57 am

Dave Alpert was walking by the fire station at Boylston and Hereford yesterday:

... As I was walking past the first garage door, there were some important looking firefighters standing there, talking, making announcements. Just then a torrent of water flew out of the second floor window, entirely drenching one of the guys standing below. Lucky for me, I only got SOAKED! ...

By - 4/11/07 - 10:03 am

Sure, they were on the way to somewhere in a hurry, but when the driver of one of two fire trucks saw the young boy at the corner, he stuck his arm out the window and waved:

... It made a little boy's morning. I'm proud to have that crew out there saving lives. ...