Tag: boston fire department

For Tommy…

For Tommy…

Through the years there have been families from Dorchester that have garnered a reputation for their will to fight. Whether it’s for a friend or a just cause, we have no shortage of folks that will raise a pen, voice or fist for the greater good. The Kelly…

87 years…

87 years…

On March 20th 1927, a young Boston Fire Lieutenant serving with Engine 9 in East Boston responded to Box 6184 for a fire aboard a steamer ship tied to the docks along the Chelsea River. The Lieutenant from South Boston had seen this all before,…

Take a ride with Boston Fire…

Take a ride with Boston Fire…

This is Tower Ladder 3 on Atlantic Ave. The video offers a pretty cool perspective because you realize how much skill it takes to get this beast through the narrow streets down there. Plus, you have to be quick….lives are on the line. What’s striking…

Cops and Firefighters…

Cops and Firefighters…

Yes…public safety….and the competition between both branches of public safety…thats what we will be discussing here on dotrat.com today. (cheesy 80’s talk show music) How many cops do you know? How many firefighters do you know? Growing up in Dot it was a career path…