While operating in the basement of a burning multiple unit residential structure, Lieutenant Walsh and Firefighter Kennedy died from injuries sustained when they became trapped by fire conditions. Investigation into the fatal incident, which also injured many other firefighters and several police officers, continues by local authorities.
Incident Location: 298 Beacon St (U.S. National Grid: 19T CG 2852 9105)
Boston Fire Department
115 Southampton Street
U.S. National Grid: 19T CG 2950 8870
Boston, Massachusetts 02118
Chief: Fire Commissioner John Hasson
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.