The Boston Fire Department reports a woman rescued from a fire at 83 Tonawanda St. this afternoon died at Mass. General Hospital.
Firefighters found the woman on the first floor of the two-family home, the department reports, adding two firefighters suffered injuries in the two-alarm fire, reported around 2:40 p.m.
Investigators from the Boston fire and police departments and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are now investigating the fire.
Five residents were displaced by the fire, estimated to have done $300,000 in damage.
This is the second fatal fire in Dorchester this year.