One person was found dead after a fire broke out in Falmouth early this afternoon.
Falmouth Fire and Rescue responded to 53 Edgewater Drive East at approximately 12:03 p.m. after receiving a report of a fire in the ranch style home.
Firefighters immediately entered the house and found one person inside, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 43-year-old female victim’s identity has not been released at this time.
Crews were able to knock down the blaze, and Falmouth Police, Fire and Rescue, the Massachusetts State Fire Mashal’s office, and Mass State Police detectives are currently on scene investigating the incident.
Police have closed Hartwell Drive (east side) and Edgewater Drive East between Churchill Drive and Atwater Drive while the investigation is ongoing.