Investigation ongoing into deadly Homes Ave blaze

A man who was rescued by firefighters after a two alarm fire broke out in his three-decker residence at 83 Homes Avenue in Dorchester early Monday morning later died at the hospital from his injuries, according to Boston Police.

Boston Fire Department personnel arrived to the scene at around 6:30 a.m. Monday to find flames spouting from the third floor of the home. The fire was knocked down by 7:20 a.m. The victim, whose name had not yet been released at press time, was reportedly found unconscious on the third floor.

A dog was also killed in the fire, which caused $400,000 in damages and displaced four people. An investigation into the cause of the fire is currently underway.