Two young boys were found dead in their bedroom in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Officials say that the two young boys were killed by a fire that started in the building where they lived. It’s not certain yet what caused the fire but investigations are being held. Stephen Coan, the State Fire Marshal said in a press conference that the bodies of the two boys were found in the third-floor apartment where the boys lived. Coan said that the two young boys killed in Massachusetts apartment fire lived in a six-unit building that had fire and smoke alarms and that went off at about 3 a.m. on Tuesday, October 21.
The names and ages of the two young boys killed in Massachusetts apartment fire were not made public but the chief of the fire department believes the boys were of ages 4 and 10. The fire hurt three other people who lived in the building and a firefighter who was part of the helping team, but the extent of their injuries is still unknown.
The firefighters started battling the fire at the three-story building around 3:45 after the smoke alarm went off.
There is no information about the family of the two young boys killed in Massachusetts apartment fire as of now.
The police is investigating the case of the two young boys killed in Massachusetts apartment fire and are taking into consideration all possible causes, including foul play.
The mayor of Lawrence, Massachusetts, Daniel Rivera said that the city will do its best to help the victims’ families and the injured firefighters.
The two young boys killed in Massachusetts apartment fire are believed to have been related but there are no confirmations yet.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, there have been an estimated 1,240,000 fires to which the US fire department responded in 2013. The fires caused 3,240 deaths, 15, 925 fire injuries and $11.5 billion in property loss.
The two young boys killed in Massachusetts apartment fire is one of many tragedies that happen in the US because of fire. In 2013 every 2 hours and 42 minutes someone died in a fire.