Woman dies in fire at Kansas City apartment

Apartment fire
Apartment Fire - Lisa Benson KSHB

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a Kansas City, Kansas, apartment complex has killed a 69-year-old woman.

KSHB-TV reports that the fire happened early Sunday. Investigators said a man and a woman lived inside the fourplex. The woman was removed from an upstairs bedroom but died of her injuries. Her name wasn’t immediately released. A man escaped the fire before crews arrived with non-life-threatening burns to his back and feet. One firefighter also sustained minor injuries while battling the blaze.

Damage is estimated at $80,000.

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