Memorial Dedicated to Six Boston FF Killed In 1942 East Boston Luongo Fire

1942 November 15 2012


Memorial dedicated in East Boston (MA) honoring Six Boston firefighters who made the supreme sacrifice while battling a fire in 1942.

Bagpipes echoed through Maverick Square Thursday at the conclusion of a ceremony dedicating a memorial to six Boston firefighters who died 70 years ago.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Carl Stevens reports  Download: fire-memorial-stevens-w1.mp3

2012 Memorial to the Six firefighters

Six Boston Firefighters were killed in the line of duty as a result of the collapse, all of whom were conducting operations and working on the second floor with hose lines.

Supreme Sacrifice in the Line of Duty:

  • Hoseman John F. Foley, Engine Company 3
    • 57 years of age | 30 year veteran
  • Hoseman Edward F. Macomber, Engine Company 12
    • 47 years of age | 24 year veteran
  • Hoseman Peter F. McMorrow, Engine Company 50
    • 45 years of age | 19 year veteran
  • Hoseman Francis J. Degan, Engine Company 3
    • 24 years of age | 15 month veteran
  • Ladderman Daniel E. McGuire, Ladder Company 2
    • 44 years of age | 19 year veteran
  • Hoseman Malachi F. Reddington, Engine Company 33
    • 48 years of age | 19 year veteran

      In Memoriam


  • Full Article, HERE 
  • CBS Boston, HERE
  • Boston Globe w Video, HERE

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