Woman Killed, Man Burned In Lawrence Fire

LAWRENCE (CBS) – One person was killed and another seriously injured in a fire at a housing complex for the elderly and disabled Friday morning.

It happened at Rita Hall on Hampshire Street around 10:30 a.m.

Lawrence police chief John Romero told WBZ-TV a woman was found dead in an apartment and a man who lived in the same unit was found badly burned outside.

He was rushed to the hospital on a medical rescue helicopter.

It’s not clear yet how the fire started.

No names have been released.

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