One person dies after Bristol house fire

BRISTOL, R.I. (WPRI) — After a house fire on Fernwood Avenue last week, town officials in Bristol said one victim has died.

First responders found heavy flames when they arrived Wednesday night. Two people ended up being rushed to the hospital.

Bristol Fire officials confirmed John Mason, 76, passed away Tuesday at Rhode Island Hospital from injuries sustained in the fire.

There was no word Wednesday on the condition of the other victim.