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Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the nine-alarm fire.
Parts of Beacon Street were open to traffic Friday morning, two days after two firefighters were killed in a blaze.
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The aftermath of the scene of a nine-alarm blaze.
The top floor could be seen through the collapsed roof.
Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff
Ladders rested against windows covered in ice at the scene of Wednesday's nine-alarm fire on Beacon Street in the Back Bay.
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Firefighters escorted the body of a fallen colleague from Boston Medical Center to the Medical Examiner's Office nearby Wednesday night.
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Lieutenant Edward Walsh (left) and firefighter Michael Kennedy were killed in the blaze.
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A moment of silence was held at TD Garden before the Celtics game.
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A man who identified himself as a firefighter but did not wish to give his name placed flowers at a makeshift memorial in front of Engine 33's firehouse on Boylston Street.
Firefighters remained on the scene Wednesday night.
Firefighters lined a railing to pay tribute to fallen colleagues.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Fire Department Deputy Chief Joseph Finn spoke near the scene.
An injured firefighter was moved to an ambulance.
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A firefighter held onto a ladder as flames erupted from a third-floor window.
An injured firefighter received assistance.
Firefighters battled the blaze.
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The fire was reported to have begun in the basement before moving up.
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A firefighter operated a hydrant.
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Smoke was thick at the scene.
Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff
Pedestrians on Exeter Street covered their mouths from the smoke.
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Firefighters responded at 2:43 p.m.
The fire occurred as strong winds buffetted the area.
Onlookers watched at the scene.
Tom Brady walked away as firefighters battled the blaze.
A police officer held up caution tape as a man and woman holding a baby ran away from the fire at 298 Beacon St. Wednesday.
Smoke rose over the burning building.
The fire produced black smoke so dense that at times only red flashing lights were visible.
Firefightes from throughout Boston responded.
Evan Allen/Globe Staff
The mayor was at the scene.
According to city assessing records, 298 Beacon St. is a four-story multi-unit apartment building currently valued at $1.6 million.
In radio conversations, firefighters were heard asking for help getting more water on the building.
A photo taken from the Prudential Center.
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