• Brighton Sep 6

    1 Dead in Boston Fire, Another Rescued

    A fire ripped through a home in Brighton, leaving one person dead. Witnesses said he had helped his girlfriend be rescued.

  • Boston Sep 6

    Person Dies, Another Saved From Fire on Labor Day in Brighton

    A person died in a fire that erupted in the rear of a building in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood just after midnight Monday morning, fire officials said. Another person was taken to the hospital, along with two firefighters, after a resident of the building was rescued from the roof amid “extremely difficult conditions,” Boston Fire Commissioner John Dempsey said. Neighbors...

  • Boston Jul 30

    Firefighters Battle Blaze at Boston High-Rise

    A fire in a high-rise near Boston’s Christian Science Plaza brought out several fire trucks Friday afternoon. Details weren’t immediately clear beyond that the fire was reported about 12:15 p.m. on the seventh floor of a building on Massachusetts Avenue. The building where the fire erupted, according to the Boston Fire Department, is the Church Park luxury apartments. This...

  • Winthrop Jul 26

    Six Passengers Evacuated After Boat Runs Aground in Winthrop

    A boat carrying six passengers ran aground in Winthrop, Massachusetts, on Monday morning.  Photos show the fishing boat “C.J. Victoria” stuck at an angle in shallow water off the coast of Winthrop.  The boat was carrying two crew members and six passengers when it ran aground. Boston Police, the Boston Fire Department and the Coast Guard responded and evacuated...

  • fire Jul 9

    Dorchester Building Under Construction Catches Fire

    Boston firefighters knocked down a blaze at a commercial building under construction in Dorchester Friday morning. Crews were called around 3:45 a.m. for the fire at 205 Bowdoin Street, the department wrote on Twitter. There are injuries to report, but the number and severity of those injuries was unclear. Fire officials are investigating the cause of the fire. No further…

  • fire Jul 6

    Four People, Dog Displaced After Jamaica Plain Attic Catches Fire

    Four people and a dog are displaced after the attic of a building in Jamaica Plain caught fire around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday. Everyone inside of 41 Cornwall Street evacuated safely, according to the Boston Fire Department. The Red Cross of Massachusetts is helping the residents find housing. Fire officials are working to determine the cause of the fire, which inflicted…

  • Mattapan Jun 20

    Families Displaced After Fire in Mattapan

    Boston firefighters put out a fire at a multifamily home on Sunday in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood. When firefighters arrived to the scene at 40 Hazelton St., they say there was smoke coming from the second floor. All of the building’s residents were able to get out of safely, according to fire officials. One firefighter was taken to the hospital...

  • dorchester Jun 18

    Families Displaced After Home Catches Fire in Dorchester

    A fire in Dorchester left six people without a home.

  • fire Jun 18

    4 Adults, 2 Kids Displaced After Dorchester Fire

    Four adults and two children are displaced after a three-family home caught fire in Dorchester shortly before 3 a.m. Friday.

  • fire Jun 18

    4 Adults, 2 Kids Displaced After Dorchester Fire

    Four adults and two children are displaced after a three-family home caught fire in Dorchester shortly before 3 a.m. Friday.

  • fire Jun 18

    Families Displaced After Home Catches Fire in Dorchester

    Four adults and two children are displaced after a three-family home caught fire in Dorchester shortly before 3 a.m. Friday. Firefighters were able to save one cat that was on the ledge, “but unfortunately another cat didn’t make it,” the Boston Fire Department wrote on Twitter. Heavy fire was showing from the second and third floors of 15 Castle Rock…

  • fire Jun 15

    3 Adults, 3 Children Displaced After Dorchester Fire

    Three adults and three children are displaced after a fire broke out in Dorchester Monday night. The fire broke out around 11:15 p.m., according to the Boston Fire Department, and traveled from the first floor to the third at 61 Shepton Street. Everyone evacuated safely and no injuries were reported. Damages to the two-and-a-half story building are estimated at $275,000….

  • boat fire May 30

    Boston Fire Department and Massport Battle Boat Fire at Rowes Wharf

    The Boston Fire Department and Massachusetts Port Authority Fire are responding to a boat fire at Rowes Wharf. Despite windy conditions, the Boston Fire Department says BFD Marine Unit 2 was able to pull the boat to the dock and keep it from hitting other boats. It’s unclear how the fire started or how many people were on board when…

  • Stop & Shop May 27

    Allston Stop & Shop Closed Indefinitely After Hazardous Gas Leak

    Firefighters and hazmat teams swarmed a Stop & Shop supermarket in Boston where a potentially harmful leak was reported Wednesday, fire officials said. The building, on60 Everett Street in Allston, was evacuated but no one was reported hurt, according to the Boston Fire Department. The cause of the level-2 Hazmat response was a Freon gas leak in a second-floor machine…

  • hazmat May 18

    Package Containing Unknown Chemical Prompts Hazmat Response in Roslindale

    Hazmat crews decontaminated a family and two firefighters Monday night in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood after potential exposure to an unknown chemical. A Brook Street resident opened a package that was delivered to his home Monday and found an unknown chemical inside. He brought it to a nearby fire station at 945 Canterbury Street, prompting a Level 3 hazmat situation. The…

  • South Boston May 6

    Crews Working to Fix Major Water Main Break That Flooded South Boston Streets

    Crews are working to repair a large, 12-inch pipe that broke around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. At least one basement has 10-12 inches of water inside, according to the Boston Fire Department.

  • Boston Apr 24

    Five People Displaced in Roslindale House Fire

    Five people have been displaced following a fire that broke out at a home in the Boston neighborhood of Roslindale Saturday afternoon. Companies responded to the home on Cliffmont Street shortly before 4p.m. when an off-duty Boston firefighter called in the fire. The second alarm was struck for severe conditions on the second floor, according to fire authorities. Five...

  • Boston Apr 12

    Residents Displaced by Hyde Park House Fire

    Three residents have been displaced after a fire burned through their home in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood on Sunday. Firefighters responded to the home on Gordon Avenue where fire and smoke was seen pouring out of the second floor. No one was injured in the fire. Fire authorities say the fire caused an estimated $150,000 in damages. The cause of…

  • Boston Apr 8

    3 Injured, Vehicle Destroyed in Boston Crash

    Three people were injured in a serious motor vehicle accident in Boston on Thursday morning. The accident was reported around 10:45 a.m. on Gallivan Boulevard. Photos showed a small white sedan that appeared to have been completely destroyed. The Boston Fire Department said it was able to safely extricate all three people from the vehicle using the Jaws of Life….

  • Boston Fire Department Mar 15

    Dozens Displaced By Dorchester Fire That Spread to 2nd Home Due to Strong Winds

    Nearly two dozen Boston residents were displaced Sunday when a fire broke out at a multi-family home in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood and spread to the neighboring building. The Boston Fire Department said due to strong wind, the roof of the building next door also caught on fire, forcing fire crews to quickly spread out to cover the second...

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