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Fatal fire on Grant Avenue

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An elderly woman has died following an apartment fire on Grant Avenue this afternoon.

A fire department spokesman said the fire happened on the 8th floor in the 1100 block of Grant Avenue. A second woman was taken to hospital in stable condition suffering from smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, he said. It caused $20,000 damage to the contents of the apartment and $30,000 damage to the building, the fire department spokesman said.

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