One dead in Roxbury fire

Firefighter at Catawba Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a man died in a two-alarm fire at 26 Catawba St. early this morning.

Firefighters responded at 1:30 a.m. to the fire, which engulfed the second floor and the roof. The cause of the fire and the man's death are both under investigation.

Five people were displaced by the fire, which caused an estimated $500,000 in damage, the department says.



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