Woman Dies After Two-Alarm Fire


A woman died after suffering critical injuries in a two-alarm blaze on East Central Street in Natick, Mass., Saturday morning, local fire officials said.

Firefighters found Carol McCarthy, 73, of Natick, unresponsive inside her home, at 211 East Central St., at about 7:30 a.m.

She was taken to Leonard Morse Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's office.

Fire officials said she lived alone and was the only one in the house at the time. The smoke alarms in the house did not appear to be working.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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