A Boston firefighter was killed and others, including three other firefighters were injured Friday afternoon when a fire department ladder truck crashed into an apartment building on Huntington Avenue.

Three children are also being treated at Children’s Hospital Boston, according to Boston’s Channel 7.

According to The Boston Globe, the truck may have lost its brakes coming down a steep hill and lost control.

Turn to The Globe for more information on this story.

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