BRONX, N.Y. - A city firefighter was among four American soldiers that were killed by a roadside bomb Monday in Afghanistan.
Firefighter Christopher Slutman worked at Ladder 27 in the Claremont section of the Bronx.
He also served as a U.S. Marine.
Three service members and a contractor were killed when their convoy hit a roadside bomb near the Bagram Air Base.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack after the killings.
Seven Americans have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year.