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Video: The Worcester 6: Heroes Remembered

Episode 1

The Leary Firefighters Foundation has released a new documentary series about the 1999 Worcester (MA) Cold Storage Warehouse Fire that left six firefighters dead.

Watch in the player above. Episode one features firsthand descriptions of the night of December 3rd and what occurred during the Worcester Cold Storage Warehouse Fire.

December 3rd, 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the fire and the tragic loss of those who have come to be known as the “Worcester 6.”

WORCESTER 6:
Lieutenant Thomas Spencer – Ladder 2
Firefighter Paul Brotherton – Rescue 1
Firefighter Timothy Jackson – Rescue 2
Firefighter Jeremiah Lucey II – Rescue 1
Lieutenant James Lyons – Engine 3
Firefighter Joseph McGuirk – Engine 3

The Worcester 6: Heroes Remembered is a five part mini-documentary series honoring the six brave men who gave their life in the line of duty. Featuring interviews with firefighters who were on the job 20 years ago, as well as relatives of the Worcester Six, the series details the impact on the city, its fire department, and the families of the fallen.

Additional Resources

Review Of Deadly 1999 Worcester (MA) Fire Provides Insight Into Lessons Learned

Cold Storage Warehouse Fire: Learning from Worcester