Support For The Fallen Boston Firefighters

Thank You to the WAAF Listeners who have donated over generously to aid the familys of the 298 Beacon Street Fire.

A 9-alarm fire on Beacon Street has claimed the lives of two Boston firefighters. The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. at 298 Beacon Street on March 26th. The firefighters who died have been identified as 43-year-old Lt. Ed Walsh and 33-year-old Firefighter Michael Kennedy of Engine 33.

Lt. Walsh, of West Roxbury, was married and a father of three young children, two boys and one girl. He has been with the Boston Fire Department for nine and a half years.

Firefighter Michael Kennedy, of Hyde Park, is a Marine veteran and has been with the Boston Fire Department for six years.

Thirteen other firefighters were injured in the fire as well.


A Lieutenant Walsh - FireFighter Kennedy Memorial Fund has been established.

Donations will be accepted by mail by sending a check to:

Lieutenant Walsh-Firefighter Kennedy Memorial Fund

Boston Firefighters Credit Union

60 Hallet Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

Credit Card donations are accepted, HERE.