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One dead, another hurt in apartment fire

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 9:51 a.m. CST

DES MOINES — Authorities say one person has died after a fire at a Des Moines apartment building.

Fire crews were sent to the blaze a little before 4:45 a.m. Tuesday. Officials say one of the apartment occupants died after being taken to a hospital. Another occupant was injured. Their names haven’t been released. Firefighters keep the fire from spreading elsewhere in the building.

The fire cause is being investigated.