Monday, February 18, 2013
Fire on 38 Converse Avenue has displaced three families.
A fire that broke out this morning at 38 Converse Ave. in Malden has left several families displaced and looking for shelter, according to a report published on BostonHerald.com Sunday. Emergency communications indicated the fire broke out around 8 a.m. Sunday in the third floor of the building. Malden Deputy Fire Chief Bill Sullivan told the Herald that nine people from three families have been displaced and the Red Cross is seeking shelter for two of the families. The Herald reported moderate damage to the third floor and water damage to other floors of the building.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
A building inspector was requested to the home at 52 Hancock St.
A car reportedly crashed into a Hancock Street home on Saturday night, according to scanner reports. The intial report came in at 10:44 p.m., with a request for a building inspector at 52 Hancock St. It was not known at time of initial report of any injuries involved with the accident. At 11:10 a.m., Malden firefighters were clearing from the scene with Malden Police still at the home, near the intersections of Hancock and Acorn Streets and Hancock and Lowell Streets. The initial report was based on public safety transmissions and has not been verified with Malden Police. Check back at Malden Patch for further updates.
Monday, September 3, 2012
Malden firefighters reported flames through the roof of the home at 2:20 a.m. this morning, with heavy fire in the attic.
At least a two-alarm fire struck a Williams Street home in the early morning hours on Sunday. Malden firefighters reported a working fire at 118 Williams St. around 2:20 a.m., according to alerts from the Breaking News Network (BNN) service, with fire through the roof of a two-and-a-half story woodframe home. Firefighters struck a second alarm around 2:40 a.m. for the blaze, according to BNN, reporting heavy fire in the attic and access problems to the home, located at the end of a dead end street. Additional details from the Malden Fire Department were not immediately available on Sunday morning. Check back for updates to this story.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Kate Collins completed the "very strenuous 12-week program" with enthusiasm and eagerness, and will be joining Group 1 of the Malden Fire Department.
Article info, text and photo provided by the Malden Fire Department: State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Director Edmund M. Walker are pleased to announce the graduation of the 194th class of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s sixty-day Recruit Firefighting Program on March 30, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. “This rigorous professional training provides our newest firefighters with the basic skills to perform their jobs effectively and safely,” Coan said. The Massachusetts Firefighting Academy (MFA), a division of the Department of Fire Services, offers this program, tuition-free. The ceremony took place at the Department of Fire Services in Stow, MA. The 69 graduates, 65 men and 4 women, represent …
Monday, March 19, 2012
Firefighters responded to the home late on Sunday evening.
Malden Firefighters quickly knocked down a basement fire at a Cottage Place home on Sunday evening. Firefighters first arrived at 15 Cottage Place at approximately 11:25 p.m. and reported smoke showing from the two-and-a-half story wood frame and brick home. Residents in the home when the first started all got out. A working fire was deemed shortly thereafter, with firefighters running one line into the home. The bulk of the fire was knocked down within 10 minutes, with heavy smoke throughout the home on all floors. The fire was reported as knocked down with companies overhauling at 11:46 p.m.
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Malden firefighters had the fire in a three-story building put out within a half an hour on Saturday afternoon.
Malden firefighters extinguished a fire on the second floor of a three-story Boylston Street apartment building on Saturday afternoon that will displace the three families that live there at least for the night and probably the weekend. A working fire was reported at 70 Boylston St. at approximately 1:50 p.m. By 2:25 p.m., the fire was out and firefighters were rolling up hoses. Melrose Deputy Fire Chief Kevin Finn said the fire was generally contained to only one room in the second floor apartment because the tenants made a "smart move" by shutting the door to the room before getting out of the building. "They saw it, got out, shut the door and saved a lot of damage," Finn said. "The guys did a fantastic job. It's really just limited to …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The charity will accept toys up until the close of the business day on Thursday.
According to a recent Boston Globe report, Toys For Tots is both overwhelmed by the amount of toys it has received and by the need this year. The article quotes Toys For Tots spokesman Marine Corporal Vin Dolan as saying, "Toys for Tots received requests from 350 Boston-area organizations this year, compared with 290 last year. And, per writer Amanda Cedrone, "two weeks ago, before the entreaty to the public, the Boston office of Toys for Tots still needed about 50,000 toys. As of today, [12/19/11] Dolan estimates that only about 15,000 more toys are needed." Want to give? Most drop-off spots have already brought their gifts to Toys For Tots, but Malden fire stations are still pitching in. Donors can bring a new, unwrapped toy to …