Boston Fire Department News

Fire Chiefs Endorse Position Papers On Pertaining Topics In NFPA’S Urban Fire Forum

Fire chiefs endorse position papers on hot work safety, the economic impact of firefighter injuries, suicide prevention, the National Firefighter Registry, data analyst/chief information officer, and the Centre for Homeland Defence and Security Fire chiefs from Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States participated in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Urban Fire Forum (UFF) last week at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts. NFPA President and CEO Jim Pauley welcomed...

E-One Delivers A 95-Platform Truck To Boston Fire Department

E-ONE, a subsidiary of REV Group and a manufacturer of fire apparatus, delivers a 95-Platform truck to the Boston Fire Department. The E-ONE 95-Platform was customized to fit the specific needs of Boston Fire Department. From the heavy-duty tapered steel channel front bumper to the shortened rear overhang, the truck has been designed for the tight city streets of Boston. capability on the fire ground Lieutenant James B. O’Brien of the Boston Fire Department spoke about the challenges of...

NFPA Releases Hot Work Safety Training In Spanish Language

Just weeks after winning a coveted gold award for hot work safety training, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released the content in Spanish to educate Hispanic trade workers throughout Massachusetts. After a nine-alarm fire in a Boston brownstone initiated by hot work activity killed Lieutenant Edward Walsh and firefighter Michael Kennedy in March 2014, the Boston Fire Department, Boston Inspectional Services, the Building and Construction Trades Council of the Metropolitan...

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