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Ceremony honors four Lynn firefighters killed in 1895 downtown fire

A wreath laying ceremony was held on Munroe Street in Lynn on Thursday to honor the lives of Captain Henry L. Skinner, Thomas E. Murray, John F. Donlan, and Abraham C. Moody who were killed while fighting a fire at Hutchinson Hardware Store on Munroe Street in 1895. (Spenser Hasak)
LYNN — It’s been 125 years since a deadly fire and building collapse on Munroe Street killed four firefighters, but their sacrifice has not been forgotten.  The Lynn Fire Department marked the anniversary of the Feb. 13, 1895 Hutchinson Hardware Store Fire Thursday, with a ceremony honoring the four firefighters killed in the line of…

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