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Boston Fire Chief Resigns in Bombing Aftermath

Deputy chiefs slammed his handling of Boston Marathon bombing

(Newser) - Boston Fire Department Chief Steve Abraira resigned today, following heavy criticism from the department's deputy chiefs of his handling of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Boston Globe reports. In his letter of resignation, Abraira blamed a "vocal and aggressive minority" for not supporting his efforts to modernize the... More »

Boston Fire Chief 'Failed' Marathon Test: Deputies

Department unanimous in 'no confidence' letter

(Newser) - Boston Fire Department Chief Steve Abraira failed to take charge at the Boston Marathon bombing scene, and is hence unfit for the job, all 13 of the department's deputy chiefs have declared. In a letter to the mayor obtained by the Boston Herald , the deputies say Abraira became a... More »

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