BOSTON, MA (WBZ-AM)--A woman dies in an apartment house fire in South Boston early Saturday morning. Fire officials say flames were visible at the 8th Street two story wood building when they arrived. The unidentified female victim was taken from the burning house to the hospital where she died. Witnesses say the fire was put out quickly but scene was very smokey.
Three people got out safely. Authorities say the fire was contained to the first level of the building causing an estimated $200,000 in damage. The source of the blaze is under investigation.