Boston Working:Five Alarms Struck at Box 5241


Short video clips of fire on all floors of 17 Mansfield Street


On 7 July 2013 Boston firefighters responded to Box 5241 for the house fire at 17 Mansfield Street. The first arriving companies reported heavy fire on all floors of the three decker. Deputy Chief Robert Calobrisi (C.6) was the incident commander. Fire Commissioner Fraser also took in the box. The fire at 17 Mansfield extended to five exposures as well as a few automobiles. The All Out was struck within a little over two hours.

Box 5241 E.41 E.29 E.51 – L.14 L.11 – R.1 – Car 11

Additional details from A.65, E. Belin

Videos below courtesy of YouTube users, especially 'FillTheLine'.

WHDH-TV 7News Boston


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Bill Carey is the online public safety news and blog manager with PennWell Public Safety, or more specifically FireRescue Magazine/,, and Bill started in the fire service, as a third generation firefighter in 1986, on the eastern shore of Maryland and then continued after moving to Prince George's County. He served as a volunteer sergeant and lieutenant at Hyattsville where he met Chris Hebert and Dave Ianonne, the creators of Bill went to work for them back in 2001 and after they transitioned away to new, bigger projects, he was hired by them again in 2009. Bill's writing has been on, Fire Engineering, FireRescue Magazine,, the Jones and Bartlett 2010 edition of "Fire Officer: Principles and Practice", The Secret List and

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