FATAL FIRE: One Person Dead In Apartment Fire

Posted on: 9:54 pm, February 20, 2013, by , updated on: 10:18pm, February 20, 2013

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One man was killed in a fire in downtown Des Moines Wednesday evening.

Fire officials say it happened in an apartment on the 12th floor of the Ligutti Towers on Fifth Avenue.

The fire was contained to one apartment, but there was significant water damage to other apartments.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.

Most residents will be allowed back in to the building, those with water damage are being helped by the Red Cross.

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