PLYMOUTH (CBS) – One person is dead after a fire ripped through a home in Plymouth Wednesday night.

The fire broke out on Ellisville Road at approximately 8:00 p.m. and went to two alarms.

Firefighters had the blaze under control about three hours later but the scene remained active.

One person was killed in a fire on Ellisville Rd. in Plymouth (WBZ-TV)

One person was killed in a fire on Ellisville Rd. in Plymouth (WBZ-TV)

The State Fire Marshal is on scene investigating as is an officer from the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.

A neighbor said she saw the deck on fire and then called the fire department. It is unclear how the fire started.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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