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Boston firefighters killed by backdraft

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BOSTON (WKOW) -- Boston firefighters are mourning the loss of two of their own after they were killed Wednesday in an apartment fire.

It erupted through a window in a 4-story building.

Officials say the fireball was caused by backdraft.

The two firefighters who died were trapped in the basement.

Investigators say the fire appears to be an accident.

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