Woman Dies in Northeast Dallas Condo Fire

Four people were forced from their homes, officials say

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A woman died Tuesday morning after being found inside a burning condominium building in Northeast Dallas, authorities say.

The fire was reported shortly after midnight at the Meadows North Condominiums in the 8000 block of Meadow Road. Firefighters were told people were trapped in the burning 2-story building, officials said.

A Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman said firefighters found the body of an unresponsive elderly woman inside one of the units. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities have not yet released her name or cause of death.

No other injuries were reported.

One person is in the hospital Tuesday morning after being rescued from a burning condominium building in Northeast Dallas.

Investigators said the fire appeared to have ignited near a kitchen area, spread vertically into the ceiling and into the attic space before spreading further.

DFR said firefighters kept the damage limited to the unit where the fire ignited, with some additional damaged done to the front porch of a neighboring unit.

Four people living in four affected units were displaced, DFR said. The American Red Cross was asked to be in contact with the residents who are in need.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, DFR said.

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