Firetruck runs into building: Now with photos!
All we could see was police cars far and wide. There must have been half of the police force up the road a piece, and there were also news trucks with their antenna's raised and reporters on the ground. We had no clue as to what was going on, but it was apparent it was big news.
We picked up Pepper, who was a wonderful patient and is now microchipped, up to date on all her shots, dewormed, flea treated (we have no fleas but whatever) and no longer a potential mama.
Off we went and the traffic was even worse going back towards Huntington Ave. There were ambulances lined up, but fortunately they were literally around the corner from many hospitals. As we drove by we looked, but still couldn't see anything.
Then we got home and the Boy told us that a fire truck had driven into a building.
You gotta wonder how that happened, but this part of Boston is extremely hilly, and they were coming down a mega hill and went through the intersection right into the large apartment building.
One firefighter was killed, more injured firefighters went to the hospital, and some other civilians were sent to the hospital as well.
The Girl was interested to know why the accident happened, and I looked it up online everywhere I could think to look, but there really isn't much news yet.
All I can say is, if this is the way you go home, don't. Find something else to do in town, or at least an alternate route. Huntington is closed from South Huntington to Brigham Circle, and the Green Line is shut down on Huntington.
Tonight is going to be one huge traffic headache.
Masshholes are so good at blocking intersections. Even with police intervention. Sigh.
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