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Fire Smart

Fire Smart

Taking a closer look at fire safety and fire prevention

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 10:25 PM EST

Hidden Dangers in Your Home

Hidden Dangers in Your Home

Fire safety inspectors check for hazards inside homes.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 05:20 PM EST

Could Your Home Be a Fire Hazard?

Could Your Home Be a Fire Hazard?

The lightweight engineered wood used in large apartment and commercial buildings also appears in single family homes, builders say.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 05:20 PM EST

Alarming Silence: Equipment Issue Nearly Killed Firefighters

Alarming Silence: Equipment Issue Nearly Killed Firefighters

Two firefighters, Lt. Justin Brigham and Scott Davis, were just 30 seconds away from a deadly flashover as they battled a fire in Oxford, Massachusetts — and thanks to the age of their equipment, no one heard...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 05:20 PM EST

Massachusetts Reviewing Construction Safety in Wake of Fires

Massachusetts Reviewing Construction Safety in Wake of Fires

Massachusetts fire and building officials have joined those in Boston in reviewing codes regarding construction of large wood-frame buildings following a series of fires.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT

Fire Safety Tips: Winter Holidays and Thanksgiving

Fire Safety Tips: Winter Holidays and Thanksgiving

They may be a time to gather around with your loved ones, but more home fires happen on Thanksgiving and Christmas than on any of the other 363 days of the year.

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Boston Police Investigate Assault Attempt in North End
Boston Police Investigate Assault Attempt in North End

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Report: Jones Insulted Kraft in Conversation With Goodell

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