SUFFIELD – Authorities on 1489 Mapleton Ave., where a devastating fire broke out Wednesday evening, have confirmed that one women did not survive the fire.
It was initially reported that one person was unaccounted for. Two others were able to escape the flames and were taken to the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass.. There is no word on the extent of their injuries. The body of the missing person was discovered dead inside the Suffield home. Neighbors say the woman who died was in her twenties and worked at a nearby gas station.
The State Fire Marshals Office is working to investigate the cause of the fire.
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