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Credit: Lawrence Police
Credit: Lawrence Police

Fire That Killed Two Boys Was Accident

The state fire marshal says an apartment fire that killed two boys was an accident caused by an electrical wiring failure.

Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says the boys were found Tuesday in a third-floor bedroom at the back of the six-unit building in Lawrence

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Credit: Lawrence Police
Credit: Lawrence Police

Two Children Die In Lawrence Fire

Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence.

State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says the two young boys were found in a bedroom of a third-floor apartment in the six-unit building

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

New Bedford Fire Department Hosting Open House

Kids of all ages can enjoy a tour of the building and apparatus used by local firefighters Saturday.

The New Bedford Fire Department is taking part in an open house Saturday afternoon as part of National Fire Safety Month

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Credit: Acushnet Fire Department Facebook Page
Credit: Acushnet Fire Department Facebook Page

Prison Guard Pulls Three People From Burning Car

A prison guard who pulled three people from a burning car shortly before it became engulfed says he didn't have time to think of his own safety.

Rui Gouveia, of Fairhaven, was on his way to the state prison in Bridgewater, where he works as a correctional officer, on Tuesday night when a car passed him and crashed

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Travelers Beware: Return To Full Service May Take Two Weeks

Traffic at Chicago's two busiest airports, O'Hare and Midway, slowly returned to more normal levels Monday, three days after a deliberately-set fire at a regional air traffic control center disrupted much of the nation's air-travel system.

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Dartmouth Firefighter Under Arrest

A Dartmouth firefighter is under arrest.

Dartmouth Police say District #1 Fire Lieutenant Troy DeCouto was placed under arrest Thursday, and is accused of stealing gasoline from the District #1 Station

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Shed In Which Child Died During Fire Contained Gas

Authorities say the shed in which an 8-year-old Massachusetts boy died during a fire while playing with friends apparently contained gasoline for a lawnmower and one of the children was playing with a lighter

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Monday afternoon fire caused $150,000 in damage to home at 96 Charlotte White Rd. Credit: Michael Silvia/WFD
Monday afternoon fire caused $150,000 in damage to home at 96 Charlotte White Rd. Credit: Michael Silvia/WFD

Westport Fire Causes $150,000 In Damage

A fire in Westport Monday afternoon caused over $150,000 in damages.

Fire Captain Michael Silvia says a passerby noticed the fire at 96 Charlotte White Road around 12:15 p.m. and alerted the home's owner who was sleeping inside

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Boy Killed In Shed Fire Behind House On Cape Cod

Authorities say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors said children were playing behind a house on Cape Cod.

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said Monday night the boy was about 8 years old

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One Dead In North Attleborough House Fire

Authorities say one man is confirmed dead in a late night house fire in North Attleborough.

The fire near the center of town was reported at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

The victim was the home's only occupant

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