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Resident, firefighter hurt in overnight fire

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Walter Shaw is a firefighter and licensed pyrotechnician from Townsend. He was injured by a shell explosion while setting up a fireworks display for the town. He underwent multiple surgeries in Boston but additional surgeries will be likely before his recovery. The GoFundMe page notes that he will likely be out of work for an extended period of time.
3 months ago·Cambridge, United States

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Resident, firefighter hurt in overnight fire

A firefighter and a resident were injured in a two-alarm fire in a Cambridge, Massachusetts, triple-decker overnight.

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A man injured while handling fireworks in North Andover ahead of the town’s July Fourth show has been identified by several fire departments as Walter “Wally” Shaw, a firefighter and licensed pyrotechnician from Townsend.According to a GoFundMe page set up to pay for Shaw’s medical expenses, Shaw works full-time at the Groton Fire Department, and also works at the Harvard Fire Department, helps out at his parents’ tractor shop and is a federally…

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Groton firefighter injured in fireworks accident

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