One person dead in apartment fire

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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – On Monday, the Amarillo Fire Department reported firefighters responded to a blaze at Wellington Manor Apartments.

Crews arrived at around 4:26 p.m., says AFD, and found smoke coming from an apartment. Upon entering the apartment, they found a kitchen fire.

One person was found and removed through a bedroom window, says AFRD, and transported to Northwest Texas Healthcare. The person later died at the hospital.

AFD reports that the fire was under control by around 4:40 p.m. The cause is being credited as, ‘Accidental Cooking’ by the Fire Marshall’s office.


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