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Remembering the Strand Theater Fire of 1941

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The Strand Theater Fire turned from a routine fire into one of the worst tragedies in Brockton and Massachusetts history,

Smart and Intelligent Firefighting

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It’s not about NOT fighting fires, but rather fighting fires smarter.

Taking it the Streets: Reading the Building

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Know what to look at when Reading the Building? Looks can be deceiving.

Engineered Structural Support (ESS) system: Been in the Field lately?

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Been in the field lately looking at your buildings under construction? Here’s a new look at a common Engineered Structural Support (ESS) system.

Building Construction for Today’s Fire Service

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Here’s the starting line-up of the New 2013 Buildingsonfire Training Programs and Seminars

Worcester FF Brian Carroll recalls the Arlington Street Fire of December 8, 2011

December LODD Remembrance: Worcester Fire Department with the Dec. 3, 1999, deaths of six firefighters at the Worcester Cold Storage and Warehouse Co. and the death of Firefighter Jon D. Davies Sr. on Dec. 8, 2011, during a blaze at 49 Arlington St.

Remembrance: Worcester Cold Storage Tragedy

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Worcester Cold Storage Tragedy On December 3, 1999, a five-alarm fire at the Worcester Cold Storage & Warehouse Co. building claimed the lives of six brave firefighters who responded to the call. These six heros, The Worcester 6, sacrificed their lives to try and rescue two individuals who were believed to be trapped inside the […]

Memorial Dedicated to Six Boston FF Killed In 1942 East Boston Luongo Fire

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Memorial dedicated in East Boston (MA) honoring Six Boston firefighters who made the supreme sacrifice while battling a fire in 1942.

Resource Tool for Your Radar Screen

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Take a moment to check out the latest links on Facebook with Buildingsonfire.

Nothing is Ever Routine: Residential Fire-Chicago LODD

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Nothing is ever routine;…… pause to reflect and remember the demands of the job and the inherent risks and the sacrifices made each and every day in this noble profession of the fire service.
Another beloved brother firefighterÂ’s sacrifice, protecting the citizens of his great city.

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