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Three-Alarm Fire in Oxford Not Suspicious 

5/20/2022 Department of Fire Services

Smoke Alarms Likely Prevented Greater Tragedy, Officials Say

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Hot Weather Reminder: Plug Air Conditioners Directly into Wall Outlets 

5/20/2022 Department of Fire Services

Plugging Appliances into Extension Cords or Power Strips Is a Fire Hazard

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Three Firefighter Recruit Classes Graduate from Firefighting Academy 

5/20/2022 Department of Fire Services

60 Recruits Represent 31 Massachusetts Fire Departments

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Thermostat Failure Led to Fire at Oxford Machine Shop 

5/14/2022 Department of Fire Services

Two-Alarm Fire Knocked Down in About 30 Minutes

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Maynard High School Students Win Burn Awareness Video Contest 

5/13/2022 Department of Fire Services

Prizes Sponsored by the Massachusetts Property Insurance Underwriting Association

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Victim Succumbs to Injuries in Springfield Fire 

5/07/2022 Department of Fire Services

Investigators Believe Fire Began in Kitchen

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Public’s Help Sought in Sutton Brush Fire Investigation 

5/03/2022 Department of Fire Services

Four-Alarm Fire Destroyed Vacant Drive-In

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Fatal Lowell Fire Most Likely Started with Smoking Materials 

4/28/2022 Department of Fire Services

Fire Officials Urge Smokers: Put It Out, All the Way, Every Time

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Sky Lantern Starts Accidental Roof Fire at Leominster High School 

4/25/2022 Department of Fire Services

Fire Officials Issue Reminder: State Fire Code Prohibits Sky Lanterns

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Sprinklers Save New Construction Home in Hopkinton 

4/15/2022 Department of Fire Services

Though Unoccupied, Residence Sustained Limited Damage

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Seasonal Safety Reminder: Be Aware of Mulch Fire Hazards 

4/13/2022 Department of Fire Services

Advice for Residents, Property Managers, Landscapers, and Nurseries

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Fire that Destroyed Berkley Home Started with Staining Products 

4/12/2022 Department of Fire Services

Smoke Alarms Helped Alert Residents to Early Morning Fire

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Two Recruit Classes Graduate from Massachusetts Firefighting Academy 

4/08/2022 Department of Fire Services

43 Recruits Represent 25 Fire Departments

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Ludlow Fire Started with Oily Rags 

4/05/2022 Department of Fire Services

Smoke Alarms Alerted Occupant to Fire

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As Wildfire Season Begins, Fire Officials Urge Prevention 

4/01/2022 Department of Fire Services

98% of Wildland Fires Caused by Human Activity

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