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Woman rescued from Phoenix apartment fire, dies at hospital

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Posted at 1:14 PM, Nov 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 15:14:41-05

PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say a woman has died after being rescued from an apartment fire in north Phoenix.

Officials with the Phoenix Fire Department say crews responded to a fire Saturday afternoon Peoria and 35th avenues.

Firefighters quickly gained control of the fire and rescued the woman, who was taken to a burn unit but later died.

The woman's name and age haven't been released yet.

Authorities say the cause of the fire isn't immediately clear and remains under investigation.