Officials confirm that one person died in a two-alarm fire at a Waltham residence early Friday morning.

Firefighters responded to the blaze at a multi-family home around 3 a.m. on the corner of Crescent and Brown Streets, WCVB-TV reports.

The fire was called in by a passerby. One other person was rescued by firefighters.

The victim's name and age have not been released.

According to the Red Cross, eight people were affected by the 240 Crescent St. fire.

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The cause of the fire remains under investigation.