Two firefighters hurt in blaze in historic Boston neighborhood

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Posted: Mar 26, 2014 3:54 PM

BOSTON (Reuters) - At least two Boston firefighters were injured on Wednesday when a fire broke out in a four-story building in the city's historic Back Bay neighborhood, drawing a large-scale emergency response, local officials said.

Boston's Fire Department described the blaze as a nine-alarm incident, while the city's emergency medical services reported that two firefighters required medical treatment.

Live television video showed a huge plume of smoke rising from the building, hanging over the city.

(Reporting by Scott Malone; editing by Gunna Dickson)