BOSTON – Two firefighters were killed while fighting a blaze at a townhouse in Boston.
On its Twitter page, Boston Emergency Medical Services said that it had transported 18 patients to area hospitals from the Beacon Street blaze.
The current Boston EMS patient transport count for the Beacon Street Fire is now at 18.—
Boston EMS (@BOSTON_EMS) March 26, 2014
150 firefighters and 20-30 fire trucks responded to the scene.
The fire started in the basement of the four story building and burned through the roof.
Firewalls kept the flames from spreading to nearby buildings.