Two Firefighters Rescued from Billerica (MA) House Fire

10/07/2013
Two firefighters were injured and had to be rescued from a burning Billerica (MA) home, but a woman and her daughters who lived there escaped unharmed, reports Boston Globe. The cause of the fire is still unknown, but smoke alarms in the home were working. The fire spread through two floors of one side of a duplex home, said Billerica Fire Captain Dan LeClerc. The fire rose to three alarms when two firefighters were injured. A mayday alert was issued, and the two men were quickly treated on scene, one with a knee strain and one for smoke inhalation, said LeClerc. The firefighter who suffered smoke inhalation had his mask fall off. Other firefighters in the area helped him exit the burn...

To access this articles and others like, join the Fire Engineering Training Network today.

LOGIN TODAY

FE Logo

Log into Fire Engineering and you'll have total access to the industry's leading online resource for finest training simulations, articles, instructional videos and much more.

Why Join the Fire Engineering Training Network?

Only Fire Engineering Training Network members have full access to the most comprehensive database of fire firefighter training information in the worlld.  Fire Engineernig has been around since 1877, offering peer-reviewed training techinigues and techonologies for firefighters.

Gain unlimited access to the most comprehensive database of firefighter training info in the world.

Membership in the Fire Engineering Training Network includes:

  • Exclusive Online Access to FireEngineering.com News & Articles
  • Fire Engineering Magazine Historical Archives (Online-Only)
  • Annual Print Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine
  • Annual Digital Subscription to Fire Engineering Magazine

Join Now

Additionally, if you attend FDIC International in the spring, membership to the Fire Engineering Training Network is included in your registration fee.

Click here to SUBSCRIBE or LEARN MORE ABOUT THE FIRE ENGINEERING TRAINING NETWORK