One person has died in a single-alarm fire in Haverhill, marking the eight fire fatality of the year.
At 11:30 a.m. firefighters responded to 41 Brickett Hill Circle, a residential building with four units, the Haverhill Fire Department said. No further information was available at the time.
The death came just a day after a Gloucester woman died in a two-alarm blaze in her home at 4 Windsor Lane. The cause of the Gloucester fire and the identification of the victim are still under investigation,m according to Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett’s office.
There were 37 fire fatalities in 2012, according to the state Department of Fire Services’ preliminary numbers.