ROCHESTER (CBS) – One person died following a fire Sunday morning in Rochester.
Flames broke out on Walnut Plain Road around 9 a.m. It took about two hours for firefighters to gain control, said the Rochester Fire Department.READ MORE: Swayman's 42 Saves Leads Bruins Over Predators 2-0
One man was rescued from the home, near the front door, and rushed to Tobey Hospital, but did not survive.READ MORE: Boston Police Warn About Drinks Being Drugged At Bars
A woman who was in the house but managed to escape from the fire was also taken to Tobey Hospital where she is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
A family dog was found dead.
Marion, Mattapoisett, Middleboro, Freetown, Acushnet, the Dept. of Fire Service State Rehab Unit, and Wareham crews all responded to the fire.MORE NEWS: 9,909 At Massachusetts Schools Test Positive For COVID-19 In Last 2 Weeks
The fire remains under investigation. The names of the victims have not been released.