The Boston Fire Department is on the scene of yesterday's deadly blaze in the city's Back Bay neighborhood that killed two on-duty firefighters and injured several others.
An article on Boston.com quotes Boston Fire Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Finn saying that the fast-moving fire may have started in the basement. Firefighters also battled against strong winds which made conditions more difficult.
Related: A 2010 Fire Protection Research Foundation report looked at building ventilation or presence of an external wind during a fire situation that could increase the energy release of a fire and/or the spread of fire gases through a building. Download a free copy of the "Fire Fighting Tactics Under Wind Driven Conditions" report.