North End’s Marine Unit 1 and Engine 8 Ladder 1 Crews Respond to Peddock’s Island; Man Dies After Falling in Elevator Shaft
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A man was pronounced dead after falling down an elevator shaft on Peddock’s Island. The North End’s Marine Unit 1 and crews from Engine 8 Ladder 1 of the Boston Fire Department responded on Friday night around 9 pm to a rescue call on the island near Hull. According to authorities, the man was extracted but pronounced dead by medical control at Boston Medical Center.
Update: The man was identified as 35-year-old William E. Bryan, III and he had spent the day with a group including a Department of Conservation and Recreation employee. The group had been consuming alcohol. More on Boston.com.
Boston Fire Department Lieutenant James White was this month’s invited guest for the Community Chat session at the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). Lt. White hails from Engine 8 at the North End’s Hanover Street and welcomes residents to stop by the firehouse to visit and bring their kids. BFD highlights the importance of smoke Read More…
Boston Fire Department responded to a second floor kitchen fire on Saturday afternoon at 470 Commercial Street. There were no injuries and the fire was contained in short order. Due to the fire and subsequent water damage, power is off at the property displacing eight residents.
The Santa Rosalia Di Palermo Society commemorated the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks as part of their annual procession through Boston’s North End with the statue of Santa Rosalia. The society presented a plaque to the North End Fire House in thanks to their years of service to the community. The procession also Read More…