When he was 6, Boston firefighters rushed to his aid after a fire broke out in the Hyde Park home & when he was 7, Boston firefighters returned for a second fire at the home. Now, Marvin A. Alexander said, it’s his turn. “I just remember Boston fire coming in there and taking care of me and my mom in a time of need, It’s something I’ve always wanted to do".
January 9, 2008, 21 year Veteran Fire Lieutenant Vincent P. Russell, Rescue Company 1, died as a result of injuries he received in the performance of his duties, while operating at the 2nd Alarm, Box 2-1275. WE NEVER FORGET.