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Fire Smart

Fire Smart

Taking a closer look at fire safety and fire prevention

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 10:25 PM EST

Hidden Dangers in Your Home

Hidden Dangers in Your Home

Fire safety inspectors check for hazards inside homes.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 05:20 PM EST

Could Your Home Be a Fire Hazard?

Could Your Home Be a Fire Hazard?

The lightweight engineered wood used in large apartment and commercial buildings also appears in single family homes, builders say.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 05:20 PM EST

Alarming Silence: Equipment Issue Nearly Killed Firefighters

Alarming Silence: Equipment Issue Nearly Killed Firefighters

Two firefighters, Lt. Justin Brigham and Scott Davis, were just 30 seconds away from a deadly flashover as they battled a fire in Oxford, Massachusetts — and thanks to the age of their equipment, no one heard...

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT

Fire Safety Tips: Winter Holidays and Thanksgiving

Fire Safety Tips: Winter Holidays and Thanksgiving

They may be a time to gather around with your loved ones, but more home fires happen on Thanksgiving and Christmas than on any of the other 363 days of the year.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 10:31 AM EDT

Fire Safety Tips for Fireplaces, Chimneys and Stoves

Fire Safety Tips for Fireplaces, Chimneys and Stoves

New Englanders know that winter can get wicked cold -- but safety officials are warning them about being safe when using solid-fuel heating sources, such as wood, coal and pellet stoves, along with fireplaces...

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Thanksgiving Project Provides Meals to Mass. Families
Thanksgiving Project Provides Meals to Mass. Families

Meals handed out at part of 18th Annual United Way Thanksgiving Project

Free Speech Rally on Boston Common Despite No Permit
Free Speech Rally on Boston Common Despite No Permit

ACLU of Massachusetts sent legal observers to monitor press access to speakers at the Boston Common free speech rally

'Targeted' Bomb Damages Car at Mass. Principal's Home: Police
'Targeted' Bomb Damages Car at Mass. Principal's Home: Police

Police said they are investigating a "targeted" incident where a homemade explosive device resembling a pipe bomb damaged a vehicle parked outside a Massachusetts home belonging to a local high school principal...

Strong Winds Arrive Late Saturday
Strong Winds Arrive Late Saturday

Frost for some after chilly start Saturday; wind advisory issued in advance of possibly damaging gusts later in the day

Sexual Misconduct Claims Roil Alabama Campaign, Divide Women
Sexual Misconduct Claims Roil Alabama Campaign, Divide Women

Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing...

Famed Conn. Serial Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison
Famed Conn. Serial Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison

A drifter who killed seven people in Connecticut in 2003 has been sentenced today to six consecutive life sentences. A state judge in New Britain handed down a 360-year prison sentence for William Devin...