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Memorial Fund Established for Lt. Ed Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy

Donations being accepted through the Boston Firefighters Credit Union.

Photo Credit: Boston Firefighters Credit Union
Photo Credit: Boston Firefighters Credit Union
The Boston Firefighters Credit Union has established a fund for Lt. Ed Walsh and Firefighter Mike Kennedy who lost their lives in Wednesday’s 9-alarm fire in Boston’s Back Bay.

Donations to the Lieutenant Walsh - Firefighter Kennedy Memorial Fund can be accepted by mail by sending a check to:

Lieutenant Walsh - Firefighter Kennedy Memorial Fund

Boston Firefighters Credit Union

60 Hallet Street

Dorchester, MA 02124

Donations can also be made with a credit card by visiting the memorial fund’s page on the credit union’s website.

Since Wednesday night condolences have been pouring on social media honoring these two heroes, as well as all the first responders injured and all those affected by Wednesday’s fire.

Walsh, 43, of West Roxbury, served on Engine Company 33. He was married and had three children all under the age of 10. Lt. Walsh's late father was a lieutenant in the Watertown Fire Department, as was his late Uncle Bill. His cousin Tom is currently a Captain, also in Watertown.

Kennedy, 33, of Hyde Park, served on Ladder Company 15. He was single and served in the Marine Corps. Kennedy sat on the the board of the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation. A group that volunteers with burn patients.

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