After losing her husband in the 9-alarm fire in Boston last week, the wife of fallen firefighter Lt. Ed Walsh had just one wish ... to find her husband's wedding band. Despite all odds, Boston firefighters were able to find it among the rubble.
At that point, Lt. Walsh's wake was already underway Wednesday. Firefighters rushed to the church to deliver the ring to Kristen. (Via WFXT)
A columnist for The Boston Globe wrote of the moment she got the ring: "Kristen Walsh took the ring and slid it on her finger. It was big, real big, but it fit in all the ways that matter."
"I told Mrs. Walsh I wish we could've brought Eddie home, but we brought home what we could." (Via WBZ-TV)
That 9-alarm fire also took the life of firefighter Michael Kennedy. Both men were trapped inside the building
More than a dozen firefighters were also injured during the fire. Everyone living in the building were able to escape safely.