LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A fire on the corner of 7th and Hartford street has left a woman dead on February 20. The fire occured sometime that morning.
The Lafayette Police Department received a 911 call reporting the smell of smoke in the building. EMT's arrived on scene and identified the fire in the top apartment.
According to Lt. Tim Payne of the LPD, Firefighters had to break down a deadbolt door to reach the fire.
One person was killed in the blaze. The cause of death is not determined; an autopsy will be performed Monday.
An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.