Elderly Man Killed In Dorchester Apartment Fire

BOSTON (CBS) – An elderly man was killed and four others were injured in an early-morning high-rise fire in Dorchester Tuesday.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Karen Twomey reports

The three-alarm fire broke out around 3 a.m. in a fourth-floor apartment in the Harbor Point apartment complex on Westwind Road.

There is no word yet on a cause, but investigators believe it started in the victim’s room.

His name has not been released.

Up to 70 people had to be evacuated.

One firefighter was taken to Tufts Medical Center with a shoulder injury.

Damage is estimated at $250,000.

Watch WBZ-TV report


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