SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

May 5, 2013

Salem man found dead in fire

By Jonathan Phelps
Staff writer

---- — SALEM — A 53-year-old Salem man died in a fire that broke out at 5 Beacon St. early this morning.

Firefighters were called to scene at 3:32 a.m., where a crew conducted a search through the second floor based on reports the man was still inside, said Salem fire Capt. Alan Dionne.

The man was found deceased in the room where the fire was believed to have started, Dionne said. There were no working smoke alarms in the second-floor apartment, he said.

The name of the victim has not been released.

For more on this story, please see tomorrow's Salem News.