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Authorities investigate apartment fire where 1 found dead

November 8, 2021 GMT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities were investigating a fire at an apartment building where one person was found Sunday night, the Colorado Springs Fire Department said.

The fire was contained to one apartment in the building, the department said in a tweet.

Department spokesman Capt. Mike Smaldino told The Gazette that the person who died was found outside the building, beneath a window.

Another person was taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, the department said.

The fire department said it would be working with police to investigate the fire.