Apartment Complex Fire Leaves One Man Dead

AUSTIN (February 22, 2014) One man died in an early-morning fire Saturday at an Austin apartment complex.

Firefighters who responded to the fire early Saturday at the Saddle Creek Apartments in South Austin found the man in the bedroom of the apartment where fire broke out in the kitchen.

Fire Capt. Marc Saenz said the man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

His name wasn’t immediately released.

No one else was hurt.

Other units of the complex escaped damage, officials said.

The cause is under investigation.

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