BOSTON -

Boston firefighters were trying to extinguish a 9-alarm fire that reportedly injured at least four firefighters on Wednesday afternoon.
The home was a four-story brick brownstone in the Back Bay, according to the Fire Department’s Twitter feed.
Fire from the basement had extended up through the home, officials said.

At least four firefighters were injured in the blaze, WCVB reported.

WCVB's John Atwater reported seeing a firefighter being taken from the rear of the building on a stretcher. He said EMS crews were yelling for an ambulance and pumping his chest.

EMS tweeted a few minutes later that one firefighter was in cardiac arrest. Another firefighter was alert when he was taken from the scene on a stretcher.

Boston EMS said two firefighters were taken to Brigham and Women's Hospital with burns. Two others were taken to Massachusetts General Hospital.

Their conditions were not immediately known, WCVB reported.