Man dies in New Bedford fire

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NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – One person died after a fire in New Bedford Tuesday.

At about 8:30 a.m., an emergency caller reported a fire at 55 Rounds St. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to the second floor of the home. After the fire was extinguished, a man was discovered in the second floor bedroom, officials say.

The identity of the victim has not been released yet.

Anyone with information regarding this fire is asked to contact New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300.