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Retired Firefighter Dies in Weston Blaze

Ross Giamo, 65, was killed early Friday after an electrical problem sparked a fire, authorities said.

Ross Giamo. Credit: Wellesley police
Ross Giamo. Credit: Wellesley police
Ross Giamo, a retired volunteer firefighter in Weston, died early Friday after an electrical problem sparked a blaze at his home, authorities said.

WHDH/7News said he lived alone in a garage apartment on Wellesley Road. The fire broke out just after midnight.  

Giamo's body was found near a door. He was 65 years old.

WBZ-TV's Steven Bognar reported an official said the fire was caused by a faulty extension cord.
Dr. Peter Hill May 02, 2014 at 10:42 AM
Ross was a great neighbor. I can't believe I did not smell nor hear anything. Went to bed at 11 and I hear fire started around midnight. So sad. Just spoke to him two days ago. Always chipper and always helpful. He helped me a few years ago with my driveway for nothing. He was a great guy and a great neighbor. Truly a sad loss.
James V. Aulenti May 05, 2014 at 07:30 PM
Dr Hill please accept my condolences on the passing of your friend.
Isabella Jancourtz May 02, 2014 at 07:44 PM
This is terrible news. Our sincere condolences to Ross's family and friends. Isabella and Sam

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