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Bristol honors fallen firefighters

Bristol honors fallen firefighters

The Bristol Fire Department continued its 59-year tradition of honoring its deceased members with the annual observance of Firefighter’s Memorial Sunday. The observance began Sunday, June 8 with a Mass at St. Mary’s Church at 11 a.m., celebrated by department chaplain Rev. Barry J. Gamache. At 1 p.m., Fire Chief Robert Martin accompanied a parade

Firefighters battle a blaze at 15 Gooding Avenue on Friday, May 2.

Friday fire closes Gooding Avenue

Fire crews from Bristol and Warren are on the scene of a smoky fire that erupted in the business plaza at 15 Gooding Avenue. Bristol fire department received a call around 6 p.m. on Friday, May 2. When they arrived, the unit, located between Icon Boxing Gym and T.A. Gardiner Plumbing and Heating was filled

Manny DaSilva inscribes a  note honoring his wife's memory. Patricia DaSilva died July 2 of lung cancer.

Bristol firefighters host Pink Heals, offer support

The winter will soon roll in, and Manny DaSilva will have to learn how to blow dry his children’s feet. It was something their mom used to do, to warm their toes when it got cold. Sadly, Patricia DaSilva died of lung cancer July 2, and now the Bristol father is raising two young boys,

Former Bristol firefighter sentenced for special hazards crash

Clayton Hardon, 24, a former Bristol volunteer firefighter pleaded guilty today in Providence County Superior Court to all charges stemming from a July 16, 2011 incident in which he took a Bristol Fire Department special hazards vehicle from the Dreadnaught’s fire company for a joyride before crashing it on Woodlawn Avenue. Judge Netti C. Vogel