• Massachusetts Aug 13

    1 Hurt in Winthrop Gas Explosion

    Dozens of people were evacuated from their homes after a fire and explosion in Winthrop.

  • Winthrop Aug 14

    Woman Suffers Severe Burns in Winthrop Explosion, Fire

    A woman suffered severe burns in an explosion and ensuing basement fire in Winthrop, Massachusetts, on Thursday night. The American Red Cross of Massachusetts said Friday that they were at the scene of a “natural gas explosion” on Irwin Street. The incident reportedly occurred the previous evening but the Red Cross was called in on Friday. Winthrop Fire Chief Paul…

  • fire Jun 30

    Firefighters Battle Flames, Intense Heat in Braintree

    Firefighters battled intense heat and flames after a single-family home caught fire Wednesday morning in Braintree, Massachusetts. Part of the roof collapsed in the Granite Street home.

  • fire Jun 30

    Roof Collapses in Braintree House Fire

    Firefighters battled intense heat and flames after a single-family home caught fire Wednesday morning in Braintree, Massachusetts. Part of the roof collapsed at the Granite Street home. The intense heat made the job more difficult for firefighters, who were taking in plenty of water. The home is located near the South Shore Mall. Two adults who were inside the home…

  • Mattapan Jun 20

    Families Displaced After Fire in Mattapan

    Boston firefighters put out a fire at a multifamily home on Sunday in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood. When firefighters arrived to the scene at 40 Hazelton St., they say there was smoke coming from the second floor. All of the building’s residents were able to get out of safely, according to fire officials. One firefighter was taken to the hospital...

  • Blood Donations Jun 24

    Mass. Has ‘Terrifying' Blood Shortage Not Seen for Decades, Officials Say

    As hospitals across Massachusetts experience a severe blood shortage, the Red Cross is putting out an urgent call for donations. Without an increase in supply, they say, some surgeries and procedures will have to be postponed.

  • Blood Donations Jun 18

    ‘Terrifying' Blood Shortage Sparks Call for Donations

    Hospitals in Massachusetts are having to delay or reschedule surgeries because of a severe blood shortage.

  • arlington fire May 29

    Crews Battle 3-Alarm Blaze in Arlington, Mass.

    Multiple fire departments are responding to a three-alarm fire at a multi-family residence on Egerton Road in Arlington, Mass. Three adults and two children have reportedly been displaced by the fire, according to Red Cross Massachusetts. The cause of the fire and the identities of the victims are currently unknown. The Cambridge and Woburn fire departments said they were assisting…

  • Fitchburg May 23

    Fire Destroys Home in Fitchburg, Displacing Several Families

    Some families have lost their homes after a four-alarm fire destroyed the Fitchburg, Massachusetts, building they lived in on Sunday, fire officials said.  The fire happened on Kimball Street around 11:45 a.m., the Fitchburg Fire Department said.  There is extensive damage to apartments located in the back of the building. No injuries have been reported, officials said.  The Massachusetts Red…

  • fire May 5

    One Person Hospitalized, Six Displaced After Leominster Fire

    One person is in the hospital and six others are displaced after a multi-family caught fire in Leominster, Massachusetts overnight. The fire broke out at 59 Church Street around midnight and was quickly knocked down, according to the Leominster Fire Department. The extent of the person’s injuries remains unclear. Officials were on scene early Wednesday morning to investigate.

  • fire Feb 1

    One Person Injured, Others Displaces in Milford Multi-Family Fire

    One person is in the hospital after a duplex caught fire in Milford Monday morning, according to officials. Half of the town’s fire crew was on another call at the time the blaze broke out, according to Milton Fire Chief Mark Nelson. Firefighters doused the flames quickly. Everyone else and their pets made it out safe. Four adults and...

  • fire Sep 21, 2020

    Multi-Family Fire in Worcester Leaves 10 Displaced

    A multi-family caught fire in Worcester early Monday morning, leaving 10 people displaced, according to officials. The fire broke out on the second floor of the four-story apartment building. Flames engulfed the walls, requiring a lot of manpower to find hidden fire and open up walls and ceilings, according to the city’s fire department. The fire was extinguished and is…

  • fire Jul 27, 2020

    Several Displaced by Fire at Multi-Family Home in Brockton

    Five adults and two children were displaced early Monday when a heavy fire broke out in a multi-family home in Brockton, Massachusetts. The Brockton Fire Department got a call about the fire on Leavitt Street around 4:21 a.m. No injuries have been reported.

  • fire May 21, 2020

    Five Displaced From Somerville Fire

    Five people are displaced after a fire broke out at 2 Quincy Street in Somerville Thursday morning. The Cambridge Fire Department was on scene to provide mutual aid to the Somerville Fire Department as they worked to put out the three-alarm fire. Red Cross Massachusetts helped the people who were forced out of the building. No further information was available.

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