REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say one man has died in a heating system boiler explosion in the basement of a suburban Boston home.
The state fire marshal’s office says the victim had gone to check on the boiler in the Revere home at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday when it exploded.
The explosion blew out the basement windows.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
His brother tells WBZ-AM that the home’s heating system had been malfunctioning for several days and the victim was trying to fix it.
Officials have not released the man’s name.
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