• One person dies in fire in Abington senior apartment complex

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    ABINGTON, Mass. - Officials said one person died after a fire broke out at a senior apartment complex in Abington Sunday.

    The Abington Fire chief says the fire was reported around 3:00 at 585 Chestnut St.

    There was heavy smoke on the third floor, and officials said that's where they found the victim, identified as 71-year-old Stanly Simon. 

    Four others were brought to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

    Officials said they're hoping to get everyone back in the building by Sunday night - in the meantime, they're waiting in the building next door.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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