PRINCETON (CBS) – A man was found dead hours after an explosion and fire at his home in central Massachusetts late Thursday morning.READ MORE: Elijah Lewis Search: Large Police Presence In Abington Related To Missing 5-Year-Old Boy
Firefighters were called to the house on Ball Hill Road in Princeton around 10:30 a.m. When they arrived the home was engulfed in flames and thick smoke.
A 61-year-old resident was missing for several hours, but authorities later found him dead in the home. They have not released his name or a cause of death.READ MORE: MAP: Town-By-Town COVID Vaccination Rates For School-Aged Children
Neighbors told WBZ-TV’s Sera Congi he was a truck driver.
The cause of the fire does not appear to be suspicious.MORE NEWS: USS Constitution Fires 21-Gun Salute With Newly-Trailed Navy Sailors Aboard
No other information is available at this point in the investigation.