- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 2, 2016

LEOMINSTER, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have identified an elderly woman who died in a fire at a Leominster home.

The fire was reported at about 8:15 a.m. Tuesday.

The Telegram & Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1Qr6GlR ) a spokesman for the Worcester District Attorney’s Office says 90-year-old Anna McCormack was treated at the scene and then taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

McCormack was the only person home at the time. A spokesman for the state Fire Marshal says she was the 14th person to die in a fire in Massachusetts so far this year.

Authorities are investigating.


Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.), https://www.telegram.com

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