• Berlin August 24, 2023 4:14 pm

    Propane leak caused deadly explosion that leveled Mass. home, fire officials say

    A leaking propane tank was the cause of a deadly explosion at a home in Berlin, Massachusetts, earlier this year, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, which added that the fuel company responsible for the tank was found in violation of fire safety codes. A 79-year-old woman was killed and another woman was rescued from the home on...

  • Tewksbury July 14, 2023 6:47 pm

    Lightning suspected in Tewksbury house fire

    A home in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was damaged in a fire that was apparently caused by lightning on Friday, when storms rolled through the area. The roof of the home on Sheridan Lane was boarded up and firefighters said there was water damage throughout the house, though fire and smoke only affected the attic and second floor — and the home…

  • Belchertown July 11, 2023 2:39 pm

    Man killed in Belchertown house fire; police investigate cause

    A man was found dead inside a Belchertown, Massachusetts, home that caught fire Monday, fire officials said. The fire on Daniel Square was reported about 12:20 p.m., according to state fire officials. Firefighters found heavy smoke pouring from the single-story home and battled the flames for about two hours. The man, whose name has not been released, was found dead…

  • Truro June 20, 2023 12:56 pm

    Truro home explosion, fire likely caused by propane leak

    After a Truro, Massachusetts, home was reduced to rubble in an April explosion, officials say a propane leak is the probable cause. The explosion and fire occurred on April 20 at a home on Harding’s Way. Though no residents were harmed, the home was completely destroyed and officials stated they had “never dealt with anything of this extent.” Truro Fire…

  • Fire Rescue May 25, 2023 11:57 pm

    Woman Rescued From Heavy Fire in Dorchester Building

    A woman was rescued from a house fire in Dorchester Thursday, Boston firefighters said. Heavy fire broke out at a home on Thetford Avenue about 3 p.m., according to the department. The woman was taken to the hospital. Fire officials later said no injuries were reported. Several people were home at the time. Everyone managed to escape except an elderly…

  • Poway April 19, 2023 6:31 am

    Dog Helps California Resident Escape Burning House

    Loud explosions could be heard coming from a Poway garage fully engulfed in flames Tuesday morning, displacing two adults, two children and one dog.

  • Berlin April 14, 2023 7:12 pm

    Elderly Woman Killed, Daughter Rescued From House Explosion in Berlin

    A 79-year-old woman was killed and another woman was rescued during a house explosion and subsequent fire in Berlin, Massachusetts, early Friday morning, according to emergency officials. The explosion and fire happened at a home on Pleasant Street in the Worcester County town. The woman who died was identified as Judy Christensen by the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office....

  • Lynn April 1, 2023 12:22 am

    VIDEO: Fire Spreads From Vehicles Into 2 Buildings in Lynn

    Firefighters are battling a blaze in two buildings in Lynn, Massachusetts, Friday afternoon, officials said. The fire was on a residential stretch of Chestnut Street near the MBTA train tracks, according to the Lynn Fire Department. The blaze began in vehicles in a driveway and spread into two buildings, firefighters said. They requested help from nearby fire agencies. As the…

  • Holbook January 15, 2023 7:09 am

    Authorities Identified Man Who Died in Holbrook Fire

    A man has died after a fire tore through a home Friday morning in Holbrook, Massachusetts, local and state emergency officials have confirmed. First responders got 911 calls just after 1 a.m. Friday for the fire, which was at 69 Belcher Street. Massive flames were seen shooting from the roof of the home, as smoke billowed from the multi-story house….

  • Richmond December 27, 2022 1:55 am

    1 Dies in Christmas Night Fire in Richmond, RI

    One person is dead after a house caught fire on Christmas in Richmond, Rhode Island, authorities say. Richmond-Carolina Fire District Chief Scott W. Barber tells NBC affiliate WJAR that the person died after flames broke out Sunday evening at a home on Kenyon School Road. The cause of the fire is under investigation, but authorities say they believe the fire…

  • Haverhill December 26, 2022 9:21 pm

    Haverhill Family Loses Home to Massive Fire Morning After Christmas

    A fire destroyed a home in Haverhill, Massachusetts, just one day after Christmas, with firefighters being forced to use water from the Merrimack River to put the fire out, officials said. The homeowners called 911 early Monday morning about what they believed was an electrical issue with the hot tub outside the large, single-family home on Coffin Avenue, Haverhill Fire…

  • Pepperell November 21, 2022 7:41 am

    7 Dogs Killed in Pepperell House Fire, Chief Says

    Two people were taken to the hospital and seven dogs were killed after a fire broke out at a home in Pepperell, Massachusetts Sunday night, according to fire officials there. Emergency crews got 911 calls for the fire on Mill Street after 8 p.m. Sunday, and police and medical first responders arrived to find two people from the basement and…

  • Bellingham November 16, 2022 6:45 am

    Flames Destroy Home in Bellingham

    The house was fully involving when crews arrived, but firefighters were able to knock the flames down despite some water issues with hydrants. The home has since started to collapse.

  • Bellingham November 16, 2022 5:21 pm

    4 Dogs Missing After House Fire in Bellingham

    Four dogs are missing after a house in Bellingham, Massachusetts went up in flames, according to the town’s fire chief. The Bellingham Fire Department was called to the fire on Stone Street just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Fire Chief Steven Gentile said. The house was fully involving when crews arrived, but firefighters were able to knock the flames down...

  • Lynn November 9, 2022 4:56 pm

    Fire That Killed Girl, 3, in Lynn Not Thought to Be Suspicious, Officials Say

    It’s not yet clear what caused the fire that killed a 3-year-old girl in Lynn, Massachusetts, Tuesday, state and local fire officials don’t believe it’s suspicious, they said. The fire erupted on Circuit Street around 4 a.m. The girl’s name hasn’t yet been released. “Our thoughts remain with this child’s family, who lost a cherished loved one and the...

  • Lynn November 8, 2022 5:25 pm

    Young Child Killed in Early-Morning House Fire in Lynn

    An early-morning house fire in Lynn, Massachusetts, has claimed the life of a young child, the state fire marshal’s office confirmed Tuesday afternoon. The child’s name and age are not being released pending notification of family and a formal identification by the chief medical examiner’s office. “Our hearts go out to this child’s loved ones,” Lynn Fire Chief Stephen...

  • Massachusetts November 7, 2022 7:42 pm

    Firefighters Battling Methuen House Fire

    Hampshire Street is closed from the police station to Pleasant Street.

  • chatham November 1, 2022 6:16 am

    Person Killed in Chatham House Fire

    The fire was in a closet in the basement of a home on Main Street.

  • roslindale September 28, 2022 7:25 am

    Firefighter Taken to Hospital as Crews Battle House Fire in Roslindale

    Firefighters in Boston are responding Wednesday morning to a house fire in Roslindale. The house fire broke out at a home on Beech Street. The people in the home were able to exit safely. A firefighter was taken to the hospital by Boston EMS for a non-life threatening injury. Additional information has not yet been made available.

  • everett September 19, 2022 7:29 am

    Flames Engulf Multi-Family Home in Everett, Leaving 5 Displaced

    Five people will need somewhere to stay after a fire ripped through the third floor and back porch of a multi-family home in Everett, Massachusetts Monday morning. Firefighters with the Everett Fire Department spent hours battling the fire on Woodlawn Street Monday, where they were met with towering flames when they first arrived. Everett Deputy Fire Chief Sean Dattoli told…

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