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      Mayor: Fund begun for fallen firefighters families

      {}The mayor's office has announced that a memorial fund has been established to help the families of two Boston firefighters killed on duty Wednesday.
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      The Boston Firefighter's Credit Union in Dorchester has created the fund to benefit the families of Lt. Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy, who died when they became trapped fighting a fire in a brownstone apartment building in the Back Bay area.{} Walsh was married with three children under age 10. Kennedy was single.
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      Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he's grateful to the credit union "for helping us create a focal point for peoples' generosity."
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      The mayor said donations may be made at the credit union's website, https://www.bosfirecu.com/, or by mailing checks to the fund care of the Boston Firefighter's Credit Union, 60 Hallet St., Boston MA 02124.

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