Woman Found Dead After Apartment Fire in Aurora

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Aurora, Colo. (AP) One woman is dead after an early-morning apartment fire in Aurora.

Firefighters responded to the Buckingham Ardens complex at about 2 a.m. Friday and extinguished the flames.

The 54-year-old woman was later discovered dead in her bed.

The fire destroyed the victim's ground-floor apartment.

Residents of at least six units were forced from their apartments and were using a clubhouse for temporary shelter.

Buckingham gardens is owned by the Aurora housing authority, and has more than 120 units.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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