In front of the Waltham High school senior class of 2015, Waltham firefighters and police conducted a mock drunk driving crash this week. Firefighters used the Jaws of Life to rescue a simulated victim, and a coroner carried away a victim who died in the crash. The simulation is meant to show, realistically, what happens
Waltham Firefighters worked a four-alarm fire at 51 Charles St. on June 18, 2014 Photos by Peter Lobo.
Photos from a large, 20-car pile up in the snow on Rt. 128/I-95 in Waltham on February 15, 2015. Photos by Peter Lobo.
Waltham Firefighters battled a blaze at 51 Kings Way on February 17, 2015. The fire started in a vehicle and extended to an adjacent car, then the garage, and the interior of the residence. Photos by Peter Lobo.
Waltham Firefighters perform a Technical Rescue under the Charles River walkway 2-12-15. Photos by Peter Lobo.
The Waltham Professional Firefighters are proud to host photos taken by Photographer Peter Lobo. This gallery features our efforts to battle a 4-alarm fire on Feb. 16, 2015 at 62 School St. in Waltham. Please do not use or reproduce the photos without Peter’s permission.
Left-to-right: FF Don Hopkins, Lt Brendan Walsh, Dep Cliff Richardson, and FF Mark Chaisson participated in the Firefighter Challenge of the Climb to the Top Boston event to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on March 7. Waltham had four firefighters finish in the overall top 10 for this event, including the first place award
Large rainstorms are never fun for residents whose basements tend to get water, but we are always happy to lend a hand, or a pump, or some hoseline! In the photo above, Waltham Engine 2 pumps a neighborhood resident’s basement, which was affected by the past three days of rain.
The Waltham Fire Department Honor Guard was proud to march in the 2014 Waltham Veterans Day Parade on Tuesday, Nov. 11 Photo credit: Joe Nixon.
Waltham Firefighters Local 886 purchased pink badge bands for all of our members to wear during the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer touches us all, and we see its effects every day as first responders. The badge band is a tradition of mourning in the fire and police service. Usually,