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Fallen Boston Firefighters Honored In Special Ceremony

BOSTON (CBS) — Dozens of active and retired Boston firefighters gathered Sunday to honor fallen members of the department.

The fire department’s a capella quartet sang “The Fireman’s Prayer” as the graves of those who died in the line of duty were decorated with flowers at Forest Hills Cemetery. 149 more words


Suffolk DA: No Criminal Charges In 2014 Fatal Back Bay Fire

BOSTON (CBS) — Boston’s safety officials called it the end of a painful chapter. They’re talking about the Suffolk District Attorney’s decision not to press criminal charges against the welders who accidentally started a deadly fire on Beacon Street more than a year ago. 219 more words


2 Firefighters Killed In Back Bay Fire One Year Ago Remembered

BOSTON (CBS) – A number of people continue to place flowers in front of Engine 33/Ladder 15 in honor of Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy… 215 more words


2 Firefighters Killed On Duty A Year Ago Honored In Boston

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — Two Boston firefighters killed fighting a wind-whipped fire a year ago have been honored in a ceremony at their firehouse.

Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy died March 26, 2014, when welding sparks caught a Back Bay brownstone on fire. 340 more words


The Sound of Silence

In 2005 I attended Music at the Creek (the Major’s Creek Folk Festival). I’d been working on a new Festival that would focus on Irish and Australian music and, among other things was distributing brochures and drumming up interest for the event. 477 more words

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Malden Welding Company Cited, Fined For Fatal Back Bay Fire

MALDEN (CBS) – A Malden iron company is facing $58,000 in fines for failing to follow safety precautions and causing a Back Bay fire in March that killed two Boston firefighters. 384 more words


29 Names Added To Mass. Fallen Firefighters Memorial

BOSTON (CBS) – The tolling of the bell was an ominous sound at the Massachusetts Memorial to Fallen Firefighters at the statehouse.

On a day that’s come to symbolize their commitment to saving lives, 29 names were added to the ring of honor, men who’ve lost their lives in the last year. 205 more words