2 Boston Firefighters Killed While Fighting 9 Alarm Blaze

Firefighters are real silent heroes. They put their lives on the line to save people they have never met. Engine 33 who suffered casualties was also one of the first units to respond to the marathon bombing last April. The tragedies these men suffer and experience are crazy.

RIP to these two fine men and keep BFD in you thoughts.

P.S. Next time you have a bad day at school or work remember this: you got to go home. 

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CBS Boston  A 9-alarm fire on Beacon Street has claimed the lives of two firefighters.

The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. at 298 Beacon Street. Several mayday calls were made.

Photos: 9-Alarm Fire In Boston’s Back Bay

Sources tell WBZ-TV, two firefighters were killed in the fire.

Boston EMS says 17 patients in total have been taken to the hospital.

Several of the patients were taken to Brigham and Women’s and Massachusetts General Hospital. Beth Israel Hospital tells WBZ they are caring for seven patients, six of those patients are listed in “good” condition and one in “fair.”

No residents of the building have been reported missing, according to authorities.

Boston Fire says the building is a 4-story brownstone and the fire started in the basement and extended up through the building.

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