1 person killed in Douglas house fire

1 person killed in Douglas house fire

DOUGLAS, Mass. (AP) — A man was killed in a three-alarm house fire that broke out late Tuesday in Douglas, state fire officials said.

The fire was reported around 10:20 a.m. at 31 Glen Street. Crews from Douglas and other nearby communities responded to the single-family home to fight the fire.

State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey said one person was killed in the blaze. The man’s name was not immediately released. No other injuries were reported.

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Douglas Fire Chief Kent Vinson said there was no evidence that the home had working smoke or carbon monoxide detectors.

“On behalf of the Town of Douglas, I offer my deepest condolences to the man’s' family. Fire is a difficult way to lose a loved one,” Vinson said in a written statement.

The fire is being investigated by state and local fire agencies.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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