QUINCY (CBS) — A woman has died after she rescued and taken to the hospital with severe burns after a fire broke out in Quincy early Sunday morning.

Flames destroyed the Havard Street home where the woman, who was in her 50’s, lived on the first floor. A family on the second floor was able to escape.

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A woman was burned after a fire broke out in a home on Harvard Street in Quincy (Courtesy Photo)

A dog also died in the fire, according to Deputy Fire Chief Paul Griffin.

“It’s shocking. You’d see her every day in passing. She loved her dog,” a neighbor told WBZ-TV.

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Damage left behind by a deadly house fire in Quincy. (WBZ-TV)

It is not clear what started the fire, which appears to have started on the first floor. The home did have working smoke detectors.

The fire is not believed to be suspicious.

Comments (3)
  1. Ed Wallace says:

    ???? what started the chase ??? it was a fire is the station taking editing lessons from the globe now

  2. Tony Smith says:

    Does anyone proofread headlines or content anymore? This is pathetic!

  3. Ed Wallace says:

    wow took all day to fix the story

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