Seven killed in Lowell fire

Globe coverage of the deadly three-alarm fire at an apartment building in Lowell.

// Community gathers to remember Lowell fire victims

“The city will never forget this tragedy,” Mayor Rodney Elliott said.

Kevin Cullen

// Firefighters made plunge into ever-growing danger

The heavy lifting, the life-saving, was over in minutes. The harder stuff, dealing with the aftermath, the dead, would go on much longer.

Lowell seeks way to direct fire aid

Residents displaced by the fire last Thursday face a series of struggles, leaders of support groups said.

// Lowell fire victim loved hunting, fishing

Robert Downs, 72, was one of seven people killed in Thursday’s blaze.

Lawrence fire takes place among tragic blazes in the region

Hundreds of people have lost their lives in the fatal blazes of past decades.

Horrified Lowell residents had little time, few options

Those who had not made it out in the first wave found themselves trapped by flames in the hallway.

Community holds vigil to remember Lowell fire victims

More than 300 people participated in a traditional Cambodian Buddhist mourning ritual.

In Lowell, search for answers begins after fatal fire

Authorities plan to conduct a “long and thorough” investigation, including a forensic review of the alarm system in the building.