1 dies in apartment fire in the Kansas City area

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP)– Authorities say one person has died in an apartment fire in the Kansas City area.

The city of Independence said in a tweet Monday that the victim died at a hospital after being pulled from the blaze. A first responder also was treated for a minor injury.

No other information about the victim was immediately released.

The blaze was contained to a single unit at the Hocker Heights complex.

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