The Waltham Fire Department took delivery of a new heavy rescue truck on Tuesday. Three fire fighters (Captain Paul Quaranto, Lt. John Babstock and FF Greg Davis) were instrumental in putting together the specifications for the new truck, which took nearly a year to build. Rescue 1 will replace Rescue 6 a much older
More than 120 people gathered over the weekend to celebrate several retirements from the Waltham Fire Department. Photos by Peter Lobo – NO UNAUTHORIZED USE
Waltham firefighters responded on Wednesday after a school bus rolled over on I-95 southbound in our city. A total of 22 pupils were on board, and all were evaluated at area hospitals. Photos by Peter Lobo. No unauthorized use.
Nov. 9, 2016 — Waltham firefighters battled a 2-alarm fire in the abandoned Fernald School. Firefighters had to lay long lengths of hose. Fire was knocked down in about a half hour. Photos by Peter Lobo.
Waltham Firefighters at the Veterans Day Ceremony 11-11-16 L-R Ray LeBlanc, Tom Leard, Bill MacDonald and LT Matt Kiernan Photo By Peter Lobo
Photos by Peter Lobo — No unauthorized re-use This past week Waltham firefighters were trained in the rescue of a fellow firefighter (mannequin) who is running out of oxygen and has activated a MAY DAY. The drill took place at a soon-to-be demolished office building on Second Avenue. Training Deputy Brock Rowland led the train
Waltham firefighters put on their annual WHS Prom Crash to the senior class. The class gets to see what happens when drinking and driving ruins the lives of so many. Photos by Peter Lobo — NO unauthorized reproduction.
A fast moving fire, possibly caused by a cigarette, ignited the rear of 12 Rumford Ave. The fire quickly spread up the back of the house and into the cock loft. Photos are by Peter Lobo — NO UNAUTHORIZED USE.
A truck traveling south bound on Route 128 lost two tires, one of them hitting a car going north bound. Waltham firefighters from Engine 4 and Rescue 6 extricated the female driver. She was transported to Lahey Clinic in serious condition. Photos by Peter Lobo
Waltham firefighters spent a significant amount of time assisting residence and office buildings with burst pipes caused by subzero temperatures so far this week. On Monday, Feb. 15, firefighters responded to the Stanley Elementary School where a sprinkler pipe burst flooding the first and second floors of the school. Photos by Peter Lobo