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.