• Lexington townhouse that was still under construction gutted by fire

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    LEXINGTON, Mass. - Flames tore through a townhouse at a development that was still under construction in Lexington early Wednesday, completely gutting it.

    Fire officials said the building at 2 Jefferson Drive was unoccupied but fully-involved when firefighters arrived just before 2 a.m.

    Residents living in the house next door were able to evacuate safely and no one was injured, fire officials said.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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