• Man dies after overnight fire in Gardner


    GARDNER, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- One person died after a fire in Gardner overnight.

    Flames broke out at about midnight Wednesday in one unit of an apartment complex for the elderly and disabled on Lake Street. An unidentified man died in the fire.

    Firefighters were able to knock down the flames by Wednesday morning. It appeared the second and third floors sustained the most damage.

    Officials tell FOX 25 the building was an old factory that was converted into apartments.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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