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1 Dead, 2 Injured in Newark Apartment Fire

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Fire officials say one person was found dead and two people were hurt in a fire in a Newark apartment building.

It happened about 10 a.m. Friday at the Possum Park Apartments. The State Fire Marshal's office says firefighters saw flames shooting from the ground floor of the 3-story building.

Firefighters say one person was found dead in the building. Authorities say a firefighter was treated and released at Christiana Hospital for burns, and a resident was hospitalized with multiple fractures after she jumped from the building.

Damage is estimated at $250,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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