Fire leaves 1 person dead in South Boston
BOSTON (AP) — A woman was killed after a fire broke out in the South Boston neighborhood.
The Boston Fire Department responded to a one-alarm fire around 5 a.m. Saturday at a multi-family home on East Eighth Street.
Fire officials say one woman was transported to a hospital but later died from her injuries. Her name has not been released.
The fire was contained to the first level of the two-floor building. Officials say the fire displaced three residents and caused an estimated $200,000 in damage.
No other injuries were reported.
The fire is being investigated by Boston fire officials, Boston police and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office.