A residence in Billings' Southside was ablaze early Tuesday (07/05), just two days after a fatal stabbing at the same residence. Authorities are still currently investigating whether these two incidents were related or not.

Billings Fire Department extinguished the flames quickly.

According to a tweet from the Billings Fire Department, the structure fire occurred before 4:30 a.m. on July 5th at 215 S. 27th St. By the time of their tweet, the fire had been successfully extinguished and crews were hard at work getting everything cleaned up.

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There is currently no word on damages to the property, and no cause of the fire has been released. The Billings Police Department is still investigating the incident.

A stabbing that took a man's life occurred at the same place on Sunday.

In an unfortunate series of events, the same residence was also a scene of a stabbing that sent a man to the hospital. According to BPD, the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. on July 3rd. The male victim, whose name is not released, later died of his injuries.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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