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One dead after residential building catches fire in Fall River

One person died Sunday after a multi-family building caught fire in Fall River, according to a spokesperson for the state fire marshal’s office.

Crews responded to 299 Montaup St. around 1 a.m., officials said. The victim, who was treated for serious injuries, passed away on Sunday evening.

State and local officials investigating the fire are focusing on an “accidental cause,” authorities said.


Abigail Feldman can be reached at abigail.feldman@globe.com.