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3-Alarm Fire in Mass. Kills 1 Person

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    A man is dead after a fire broke out overnight in Belmont, Massachusetts. (Published Monday, Jan. 23, 2017)

    A man was killed in a three-alarm fire early Monday morning, according to Massachusetts fire officials.

    The fire happened at 608 Trapelo Road in Belmont. Fire officials say the man's body was found on the third floor. 

    He has since been identified as 20-year-old Kevin Rossell.

    As crews try to determine how and where the three-alarm fire started, investigators are also checking on how many units are in the building.

    Early-Morning Fire Tears Through Belmont Home

    [NECN] Early-Morning Fire Tears Through Belmont Home
    Fire officials in Belmont, Massachusetts say they are on the scene of a three-alarm fire early Monday morning.
    (Published Monday, Jan. 23, 2017)

    Josh Wozniak said his roommate is the one who woke him around 4 a.m. when he smelled smoke. His roommate then ran next door to try to wake the people inside the burning building in an effort to make sure everyone got out safely.

    "Unfortunately they did end up finding someone in there," Wozniak said. "It's really unfortunate. My heart goes out to this man and his family."

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