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Apartment resident found dead after fire in south Fargo

Fire on second floor was out within 10 minutes

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Firefighters stand outside the Park Place Apartments in the 2700 block of 32nd Avenue South in Fargo where a resident was found dead after a fire on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 about 6:30 p.m.
Finn Harrison / WDAY
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FARGO — A person was found dead when firefighters responded to a fire on Tuesday night, April 26, in an apartment buildng in south Fargo.

At about 6:30 p.m., Fargo firefighters responded to the fire call at 2701 32nd Avenue South in a unit on the second floor of the apartment building.

Residents were evacuated and crews had the fire out within 10 minutes.

The fire department said they found the person in the unit while putting the fire out. There were no other injuries.

The Fargo Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and has not released the name of the victim.

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The fire department responded with five engines, one truck and battalion chiefs.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Fargo police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a death found during a fire call at the Park Place Apartments in south Fargo on Tuesday night, April 26.
Finn Harrison / WDAY

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An almost 50-year veteran of the newspaper business, Amundson has worked for The Forum and Forum News Service for 15 years. He started as a sport reporter in Minnesota. He is currently the city and night reporter for The Forum. bamundson@forumcomm.com 701-451-5665
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