WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The Boston Fire Department is in mourning after a fire claimed the lives of two of its own and injured more than a dozen others. }}" />

   
 
 
Two Firefighters Die Battling Building Fire In Boston
otc abortion pill abortion support open
abortion pill information the abortion pill experiences about abortion

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 3/27/2014

The Boston Fire Department is in mourning after a fire claimed the lives of two of its own and injured more than a dozen others. Andrew Spencer has the details. Fueled by strong winds, flames quickly spread through the four-story building west of downtown Boston. "In 30 years, I've never seen a fire travel that fast, escalate that quickly, and create such havoc in such a short a period of time," said Deputy Fire Chief Joe Finn, the Incident Commander. More than 150 firefighters responded with about 25 fire trucks to the building on Beacon Street. They rescued a number of people stuck on upper floors. At one point, an explosion blew firefighters down stairs. Officials later announced the grim news. "It's Lieutenant Ed Walsh of Engine 33," said Finn. "And Firefighter Michael Kennedy, also of Engine 33." "It's a sad day for the City of Boston," said Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. "We lost two heroes here today. Makes me proud to be mayor of the city of Boston after watching the way the men and women of the Boston Fire Department worked today." Officials say Lt. Walsh and Kennedy became trapped soon after entering the building. They were both later found in the basemen, where the fire appears to have started. Lt. Walsh leaves behind a wife and three children, Kennedy, a veteran, served in the Marine Corps. "Citizens were saved, and that's what we do, we sacrifice our life for the citizens of the city of Boston," said Richard Paris, President of the Boston Firefighters Union. Thirteen other firefighters suffered injuries from burns to broken bones fighting the blaze. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

abortion providers go read
my wife cheated now what website redirect
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 A new barbecue and ice cream restaurant is open for business in the former Two Cousins pizza shop on Park Avenue West in Ontario. Full Story
Image1 Team leaders and participants held a kick-off event Wednesday morning for Mansfield's annual Walk To End Alzheimer's Disease. Full Story
 
Image1 Ontario's Summer Concert Series is well underway and residents enjoyed another great concert Tuesday evening. Full Story
Image1 Three new officers were sworn- in Tuesday to the Mansfield Police Department. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Three New Mansfield Police Officers Sworn In

United Way of Richland County Day of Caring set for Aug.7

State Awards Grant For Mentoring Program In Mansfield

Church passing out free school supplies

Independent Film Crew Rolls Into Shelby

R-C-T And Social Service Agencies Conducting Transit Survey

Light Our City Continues With Community Festival

Shawshank Hustle Brings Thousands To Mansfield

Avita Staff Members Face Off Against Galion Graders

Mansfield's First Gay Pride Parade And Festival Is A Hit

Mansfield Y Holds Family Fun Day

Crawford County Fair: Saturday

More News