Investigators remain on scene of deadly blaze on Gage Street in Worcester

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Firefighters at the scene on Monday.
Firefighters at the scene on Monday.

WORCESTER - Firefighters were seen carrying what appeared to be a body bag from the burned-out apartment building at 2 Gage St. Monday afternoon.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner was on scene, along with police officers and firefighters, as the investigation into the fatal blaze continues.

Two people were killed in a fire at the building early Saturday.

More: 2 people dead, 3 people injured in 4-alarm Worcester fire at 2 Gage St.

Candles with heartfelt messages and condolences were on the sidewalk directly across the street from the site, a temporary memorial added since Sunday.

Two other buildings, 4 Gage St., and 5 Eastern Ave., were also damaged by the fire.

A man wearing what appeared to be a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco. Firearms and Explosives shirt was seen on site Monday.

An arson-investigation dog and workers in white coveralls and masks entered the building shortly after the removal of the possible body bag

Police and fire officials on the scene declined to comment on the ongoing investigation.

The identities of the two victims as well as the condition of the three injured have not been publicly released.

Officials expect to share more information at a press conference scheduled for 3 p.m. at City Hall.

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