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Teen Killed in Millbury House Fire Identified

Officials say three other residents escaped the Stone Road home fire

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    Teenager Killed in Millbury Fire

    The body of the victim, a boy who lived at the home, was found in the rubble of the living room.

    (Published Monday, Dec. 3, 2018)

    A teenage boy was killed over the weekend in a fire in Millbury, Massachusetts.

    The Worcester County District Attorney's Office said Monday that a fire had been reported at a Stone Road home shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday. The body of the victim, a boy who lived at the home, was found in the rubble of the living room.

    The victim was later identified as 15-year-old James Belanger, according to the district attorney's office.

    Officials say three other residents escaped, but one suffered burns to his face and arms when he was using a fire extinguisher to try to put out the fire.

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    An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of Belanger's death.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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