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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Boston Fire Department’

BMW Fire Hydrant Violation: Should Fine Be Higher?

There is a reason why citizens are told not to park in front of fire hydrants: The time taken to get around or through those cars can cause the sort of timely delays that can get other people killed. Depending on the situation, it can also leave you having to pay for costly repairs to your vehicle. Luckily for the …

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Firefighter Funeral: Servicemen Nationwide Pay Respect to Deceased Firemen

The memorial processions for two fallen firefighters who died in a nine-alarm fire last week brought together firemen, police officers, and other civil servicemen from across the nation. The wake for Boston firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, 33, was held Wednesday at the P.E. Murray Funeral Home in West Roxbury. The streets were lined with thousands of first responders to pay respects to Kennedy and his fellow colleague Lt. …

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Boston Fire Chief Resigns in Wake of Bombing

Boston Fire Department Chief Steve Abraira resigned this week. He will be stepping down on June 7, with Chief of Operations John Hasson selected to become acting Chief. Abraira was named chief less than two years ago, in December of 2011. According to a Boston Globe report, the resignation came after Abraira clashed with his 13 deputy chiefs. Abraira was …

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