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Woman dies in Gardenland apartment fire

Fire takes the life of a woman in North Sacramento

A passerby noticed heavy smoke, firefighters found a woman inside the burning apartment.
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A passerby noticed heavy smoke, firefighters found a woman inside the burning apartment.

A woman was killed in an apartment fire Thursday afternoon in the Gardenland area of Sacramento.

Chris Harvey, Sacramento Fire Department spokesman, said the fire was reported about 2:15 p.m. at an apartment in the 500 block of Wilson Avenue. A woman, the only occupant of the apartment, was reported trapped inside. Firefighters searched the residence and found her dead.

The woman’s name has not been released.

Two adjoining apartments sustained minor damage. but no other injuries were reported, Harvey said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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