Brockton: Man Hospitalized Following N. Montello St. Fire

One person was hospitalized following a fire in Brockton Tuesday night.

Fire officials tell WATD News that fire crews were dispatched to 159 N. Montello St. around 10:42 p.m. and, upon arrival, found smoke and a small fire coming from the mixed use commercial building.

Both occupants made it out of the building before crews arrived.

One of the occupants, described as a man in his mid-20’s, sustained a burn to his hip and had soot around his mouth.

He was taken to Brockton Hospital and the fire was knocked down quickly.

Officials say the cause of the fire is unknown at this time and the incident remains under investigation.

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About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.