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
Waltham firefighters conducted their annual ice training exercise on the Charles river during the week of January 18. Photos by Peter Lobo
What seemed like a normal run turned into a three alarm fire at Bubbles laundry at 750 Moody Street on January 3. Photos by Peter Lobo.
On Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, the remains of United States Army Sergeant Robert Dakin of Waltham were escorted from Logan Airport to his final resting place at Mt Feake Cemetery Waltham, where he was laid to rest on Dec. 12. Sergeant Dakin’s remains were found in Korea 65 years after he was killed in action.
The Waltham Fire Department recently completed a course designed to train firefighters in the techniques of trench rescues. Under the direction of Training / Safety Deputy Chief Brock Rolland, Fran Clark of C&C Fire Training Consultants and member of the Regional Technical Rescue Team, firefighters spent four hours of in the classroom and 24 hours
On Sunday, a 3-alarm fire raged at 107 Russell St, causing heavy damage and displacing 19 people. Photos by Peter Lobo.
Waltham firefighters throughout the city responded to numerous cars stalled in flooded streets during torrential downpours on Wednesday. Pictured below, Waltham Engine 4 helped remove a driver from this Second Avenue flood. Two other drivers opted to wait until the water receded. Photos by Peter Lobo
Waltham fire fighters respond to porch fire on 102 Woerd Avenue. When Squad 5 arrived they found heavy fire on the porch running up the walls. Two alarms were transmitted to contain the fire. Photos by Peter Lobo
Click here to donate now! On Wednesday, September 16, Waltham Firefighters had a special visitor as they geared up for the annual Fill the Boot drive for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Aiden, a 3-year-old with Waltham resident battling Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, visited Waltham’s Central station with his family. Aiden got a grand tour of the
Waltham firefighters battled a three-alarm fire at 240 Moody Street on June 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Peter Lobo