FRAMINGHAM – Framingham Fire Chief Michael Dutcher, Framingham Acting Police Chief Ronald Brandolini, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan and State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey said the 2:45 a.m. fire at 15 Clark Street in Framingham took the life of the sole resident of the apartment.
He has been identified as Harold Anderson Jr, 29. There were no other injuries and damages are estimated at $60,000.
The fire started in the kitchen on or near the stove.
The cause of the fire will remain undetermined but is considered accidental.
Whether there was a cooking accident, a malfunction of the stove or an electrical malfunction cannot be determined due to the damage.
There is nothing to suggest an intentionally-set fire.