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Friday, December 23, 2011

LODD Peabody Fire Department Firefighter...

Firefighter James Rice, 46-years-old, an 11-year veteran of the Peabody Fire Department, died of injuries combating a 3-alarm fire. It is reported that Firefighter Rice died inside the multiple-family apartment complex between the 1st and 2nd floors.

According to The Boston Herald Firefighter Jim Rice inhaled toxic fumes while battling the blaze and received emergency medical treatment at the fire scene. Firefighter Rice was then transported to the North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Mass. where he was pronounced dead.

“Firefighter James Rice was liked and loved by everyone. He was a very popular firefighter he was also a popular man in the community. And he’ll be missed by all of us in the Peabody Fire Department and throughout the entire City of Peabody.

Firefighter Jim Rice leaves a wife and three children. The fire in under investigation by Massachusetts State Troopers, The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, and Peabody Fire Department Firefighters.

(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.)

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