One dead following fire in Tiverton

TIVERTON, R.I (WLNE) – Fire officials are investigating after a fire broke out Monday night and turned deadly.

The fire happened at home on Church Pond Drive around 5:30 PM.

Fire crews arrived on the scene to find flames and thick smoke coming from the roof.

Authorities say one person was home at the time of the fire, and firefighters were able to find the victim.

The male victim was rushed to Saint Anne’s Hospital where he later died.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the state’s fire marshalls office.

©WLNE-TV/ABC6 2020

*The Associated Press contributed details to this story

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