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Boston Mourns 2 Firefighters Killed In Blaze

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This combination made with undated photos released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter shows firefighters Michael R. Kennedy, left, and Lt. Edward J. Walsh, who were killed Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo) This combination made with undated photos released by the Boston Fire Department via Twitter shows firefighters Michael R. Kennedy, left, and Lt. Edward J. Walsh, who were killed Wednesday, March 26, 2014. (AP Photo)
Boston firefighters work a multi-alarm brownstone fire, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Boston. A Boston city councilor said two firefighters have died in a fire that ripped through the brownstone. (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Christopher Evans) Boston firefighters work a multi-alarm brownstone fire, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Boston. A Boston city councilor said two firefighters have died in a fire that ripped through the brownstone. (AP Photo/The Boston Herald, Christopher Evans)

BOSTON (AP) - Several firefighters remain hospitalized a day after a wind-driven fire in a Boston brownstone that killed two of their colleagues.

Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald says he isn't sure exactly how many firefighters remain in the hospital. Thirteen were taken for treatment Wednesday. Some were admitted for burns, heat exhaustion and other injuries.

MacDonald says nothing has been ruled out regarding the cause of the fire, but officials know strong winds made it much more difficult to fight.

Lt. Edward J. Walsh and firefighter Michael R. Kennedy sent out a mayday call from the basement of the brownstone, indicating something extraordinary happened that trapped them there.

The fire union will work with their families on funeral plans.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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