One dead after Brimfield fire on Christmas

Posted: 12/25/13 at 5:35 pm EST

BRIMFIELD, Mass. (WHDH) -- Investigators are trying to find out what sparked a fatal fire in Brimfield.

The fire started just after midnight last night, when firefighters arrived the house was engulfed in flames and part of the home had collapsed.

It took investigators hours to recover the body, after using a backhoe to sift through debris.

The victim is an adult man and as of 5 p.m. he has not been identified.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The victim was the only person in the home at the time of the fire.

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