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Revere, MA: House fire on Davis Street

6 Mar

Revere firefighters are on the scene of a fire at 75 Davis Street. The bulk of the fire is reported to be in the attic, and firefighters are making good progress.

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Small fire at the Revere State Police barracks

18 Jul

An air conditioning unit caught fire this evening at the Massachusetts State Police barracks at 220 Revere Beach Blvd. The fire spread to a room inside the barracks, but Revere firefighters were able to bring it under control. There are no reports of injuries from the fire.

Standoff at Revere home

12 Jul

Police officers and a SWAT team are attempting to negotiate with a man barricaded inside his house on Dale St. The man is wanted in connection with bank robbery charges, and is believed to be armed.

Some photos from the scene.

UPDATE 9:12PM Josh Brogadir reports that the suspect is a 29 year old male name Armando, and that the house is his mother’s, who may be at home. Flash-bang grenades and tear gas have been used.

UPDATE 9:20PM Police believe the suspect is armed with a rifle and holed up in the attic.

UPDATE: 9:33PM Police reports that they have the suspect in custody. He was reportedly taken away in an ambulance.

Boston.com identifies the suspect as Rolando Galo, wanted for a string of bank robberies, including one in Malden last month.