Fire Hits Trapelo Location Known As Home To Diners [Video]

Photo: Belmont Fire fighting a smoky blaze at 628 Trapelo Rd. A late night fire on Sunday, Oct. 27 left heavily damaged a location known as the home to several diners over the past decade, according to Belmont Fire Department. The blaze in the basement of Tropical Diner at 628 Trapelo Rd. near the intersection […]

Belmont Fire Holds Open House Wed. Oct. 9

Photo: Belmont Fire Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The Belmont Fire Department is holding a free Open House, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the BFD’s headquarters, 299 Trapelo Rd. Sponsored by the Dedham-based pizza chain Papa Gino’s, the open house is aimed at teaching families fire safety and prevention […]

Two New Belmont Firefighters Off To Training At Fire Academy

Photo: New Firefighter Paramedics meet the Belmont selectmen (left) Firefighter Paramedic Michael Goode, Firefighter Paramedic Justin Perino, Selectmen Chair Adam Dash, Selectmen Tom Caputo, Mark Paolillo and Fire Chief David Frizzell Two newly hired firefighters will soon begin three months of recruit firefighting training at the Brookline Fire Academy as they start their careers with the […]

[VIDEO] Smoky Fire In Belmont Center Damages Stores, Studio, Residence

Photo: Firefighters battling a two-alarm fire in Belmont Center. A two-alarm fire damaged a number of businesses, a yoga studio and a residence in the heart of Belmont Center just after 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24. According to Belmont Fire Chief David Frizzell the smoky blaze started in a nail salon in the basement of […]

Smokey Blaze Closes Popular Shangri-la Restaurant On Belmont Street

Photo: The closed restaurant Shangri-la on Belmont Street  A favorite Taiwanese restaurant on the Belmont/Watertown/Cambridge lines is closed after a smokey fire emanating from the kitchen brought the entire Belmont Fire Department to the scene on Saturday afternoon, July 21. Heavy, black smoke billowed from the front and back doors of Shangri-la at 149 Belmont […]

Fire Damages Several Businesses in Cushing Square

Photo: Belmont Fire Chief David L. Frizzell at the scene A building’s sprinkler system did its job preventing a fire from spreading and allowed the Belmont Fire Department to extinguish a one-alarm blaze that damaged three businesses in Cushing Square around 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14. A fire alarm was activated at 8:23 p.m. at 448 Common St. […]

Choate Road Two-Family Damaged in Two-Alarm Fire

Photo: The aftermath of the fire on Choate Road. A Choate Road two family was heavily damaged after a two-alarm fire ripped through the rear of the structure and into the attic on Friday afternoon, Sept. 1. A Belmont firefighter suffered a non-life threatening injury fighting the fire. None of the occupants at 3-5 Choate […]

Belmont Fire Praised for Action At Waltham ‘Epic’ Fire

Photo: At the Waltham fire; Lt Gerry Benoit (E1), Asst Chief Wayne Haley (C2), and FF Brian O’Neill (E1 Hydrant). (Photo Credit – Lt Rob Wollner) Belmont Fire Chief David Frizzell described the inferno his department help fight in Waltham last month was simply “epic.” “You don’t see many of those during your career,” Frizzell said describing the 10-alarm […]

20 Year Old ID’d as Victim Of Deadly Trapelo Road Fire

Photo: House destroyed by fire on Monday. A 20-year-old man has been identified as the person killed in an early morning fire on Trapelo Road Monday, Jan. 23. The Middlesex District Attorney’s office said Kevin Rossell was the person found by firefighters on the third floor of the two-family house at 606-608 Trapelo Rd. after […]

One Dead in Three-Alarm Fire at Trapelo Road Two Family [VIDEO]

Photo: Firefighters inspecting the house at 606-608 Trapelo Rd. where a man died in a fire. An early morning three-alarm fire that gutted a two-story house on Trapelo Road killed a person, according to the Belmont Fire Department. The 4 a.m. blaze at 606-608 Trapelo Rd. located at the corner of Agassiz Street just outside of Waverley […]