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One Dead In Early Sunday Morning Fire In Southington

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Fire photo of a firefighting vehicle. Credit: Thinkstock

Fire photo of a firefighting vehicle. Credit: Thinkstock

SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ One person was killed in a fire at an apartment at the Summer Brook Apartments on Darling Street in Southington early Sunday morning.

The fire broke out at apartment 32A around 4:30 a.m. and was quickly under control, but a resident on the second floor died.

Two other residents inside the home escaped and didn’t realize there was someone sleeping upstairs and that person died.

The victim, reportedly a female, has not been further identified and cause of the fire remains under investigation.

The fire was contained to that unit and a firefighter that was injured was treated and released from the hospital.

 

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