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Apartment blaze kills woman in Van Nuys

November 19, 2009 12:06:54 AM PST
Firefighters are investigating a deadly apartment fire in Van Nuys early Thursday morning.Authorities responded to the blaze just after 2 a.m. at an apartment complex on the 14100 block of Erwin Street. The building was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

The fire was knocked down in about 15 minutes.

Fire crews found a woman in her 60s not breathing. The victim was rushed to the hospital, where she later died.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.