Tag Archives: Boston FD Hoseman John F. Foley

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

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

The 1942 Luongo’s Restaurant Fire and Collapse in East Boston; Six Boston Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths

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A multiple alarm fire and collapse 70 years ago resulting in six Boston Firefighter LODDs, was overshadowed by the Coconut Grove Fire which occurred 13 days later. Here’ the story and legacy.