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Nazzaro Center and Firefighters are “One”

In observance of “One Boston Day” the children of the Nazzaro Center wrote letters, made thank you cards and posters, and baked cookies for our local fire department on Hanover Street. Pictured above is the group presenting all these gifts to members of the Hanover St. Hook and Ladder in the North End in recognition Read More…

Police & Fire Transportation

Limousine Bursts into Flames on Commercial Street

Around 9:00 on Wednesday night, a limousine caught fire on Commercial Street, near the intersections of North and Salutation Streets. The limo driver said the dashboard started smoking so he pulled over. The dash then caught fire so he grabbed his belongings and those of a customer, got out and called the fire department. Boston Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Santa Rosalia Di Palermo Society Commemorates 10th Anniversary of September 11th Attacks at North End Fire House

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…

Food & Drink Police & Fire

Fire Extinguished in Goody Glover’s Basement

Boston Fire Department responded to a fire in the basement of Goody Glovers Restaurant, 48-50 Salem Street, at 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The sprinkler was activated, but there were no injuries. The fire was extinguished and the building was ventilated for smoke. Food and electrical inspectors were requested to investigate the cause.

Police & Fire

Fire Evacuates Intercontinental Hotel & Residences

Boston Fire Department tweeted an electrical fire forced a power shutdown at the Intercontinental Hotel & Residences on Atlantic Avenue. Guests and residents were evacuated to the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf. Below are the BFD’s tweets: Response to the Intercontinental Hotel at 500 Atlantic Ave at 2:00 am for a reported fire in Read More…

Police & Fire

City Issues Grilling Safety Reminder After Charlestown Gas Grill Fire

Boston Fire Department and the Mayor’s office issued a reminder to residents regarding grilling safety after today’s 4-alarm fire in Charlestown, started by a propane gas grill tank on a roof deck. No one was hurt in the blaze which spread to neighboring condo buildings, although 9 firefighters and 2 civilians were treated for heat-related Read More…

People Police & Fire

Fire Dept. Rescues Elderly Man From Harbor Off Lewis Wharf

Tweets from this morning regarding the situation: Engine 8 & Ladder 1 from Hanover St. in the North End responded to a person in the water at Lewis Wharf at 6:42 am. A wheelchair was nearby. An elderly man was in the water by the seawall. Firefighters lowered a ground ladder into the water and Read More…

Food & Drink Police & Fire

Fire at Bricco – 241 Hanover Street

Boston Fire Department tweets about tonight’s fire at 241 Hanover Street, at the Bricco Restaurant. (Tweets in reverse time order.) BostonFire: Fire is out. Companies starting to make up their equipment at 7:50 pm BostonFire: Building is 4 stories with the restaurant on the first floor. Incident Commander calls for a City Food Inspector to Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Event Notices Police & Fire

Aquarium: Water Rescue & Ice Sculptures

There is plenty of activity over at the New England Aquarium. The Fire Department tweeted about a search for a person in the water Wednesday afternoon. Less alarming, there are lots of folks braving the cold outside the Aquarium to see one of three ice sculpture displays in the city. Other displays are at Copley Read More…