It was fitting and proper that the 2009 Massachusetts Firefighter of the Year Award Ceremony was moved to Worcester from Boston this year as a way to acknowledge the 10th anniversary of the loss of the Worcester Six.
Walter Giard is closing in on 40 years with the Worcester Fire Department and the last 10 have been his proudest. He has watched, and in many cases directed, the transformation of the department since the fire in the Worcester Cold Storage and Warehouse...
A decade is a long time, but at the same time it seems like yesterday in Worcester. Some in the rank and file are ready to move on. Never forget the losses the department suffered on Dec. 3, 1999, but stay focused on the future.
Two major investigative reports were compiled following the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse Fire that claimed the lives of six firefighters on Dec. 3, 1999, giving insight into what happened on that tragic day.
The fire that killed six Worcester firefighters 10 years ago propelled Firehouse.com into the limelight providing timely information and updates to the nation's fire service. Reports of the fire and news of the tragic incident inspired thousands of...
Their locations sit less than two miles away from each other, but in many ways, Worcester's Franklin Street Fire Station and the site of the planned Worcester Fire Fighters Memorial and Memorial Park are light years apart.
The unveiling of the Remembrance Wall and memorial sculpture honoring the six Worcester firefighters who died nine years ago tonight brought hundreds of firefighters, families and friends to spot where it happened. Watch Video Related Stories