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
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Oct. 19, 2015 Contact: John Ferrick Firefighters President Phone: 781-647-0866 Email: [email protected] Contact: Sgt. John Brooks Superior Officers President Contact: Officer Gerard Corbett Patrolmen’s President Waltham Firefighters, Dispatchers, and Police Officers Vote “No Confidence” in Mayor Jeannette McCarthy Health, Safety, and Sanitary Working Conditions are Not Collective Bargaining Issues Public Servants Ask Only
On Sunday, a 3-alarm fire raged at 107 Russell St, causing heavy damage and displacing 19 people. Photos by Peter Lobo.