BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM) -- An investigation is underway after several people were found living in units at a storage facility in Boston's South End .
Officials shut down a south end storage facility after finding that people were illegally "living" in some of the units -- for a couple of hundred dollars a month.
Police say the inspectional services department and other city workers went to Cube Smart Self-Storage" on Tuesday .
When they arrived -- they found that not only were several units being used as living quarters -- but some were outfitted with furniture -- curtains --- food and electric cords.
According to officials -- the living conditions were deemed unsafe -- and the facility was shut down.
Officials say living in a place not designated for residential use is illegal.
WBZ NewsRadio1030's Kim Tunnicliffe reports.