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Palms apartment fire: Woman found dead

March 7, 2014 5:10:28 PM PST
A woman was killed in an apartment fire in the Palms neighborhood Friday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 1:54 p.m. inside a unit in a two-story apartment complex at 3463 South Clarington Avenue.

Firefighters extinguished the fire in 17 minutes, according to the L.A. Fire Department.

A 60-year-old woman was found deceased inside the apartment.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.