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1 confirmed dead in Raleigh apartment fire

Posted November 23, 2016

— One person died Wednesday morning in a Raleigh apartment fire, according to police.

Fire broke out at an apartment on Tapers Drive shortly after 5 a.m. It's unclear what caused the fire.

Fire officials said the fire was under control in less than 20 minutes.

An unidentified person was pulled out of the building but was later pronounced dead.

Police said the cause of the fire was not suspicious.

No other information about the injured person has been released, but officials said no other units were impacted.


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