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Woman dies after Lakewood apartment catches fire

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LAKEWOOD, Wash. -- A woman is dead after an early Friday morning apartment fire in Lakewood.

According to West Pierce Fire, crews responded to Clover Creek Apartments this morning in the 12500 block of Addison Street.

The fire was contained to one apartment unit, but crews aren't sure yet how many people are displaced.

The victim, a 43-year-old woman, was rushed to Madigan Army Medical Center where she died hours later.

A Pierce Transit bus is on the scene for displaced people to stay warm, and Red Cross is assisting.

Firefighters haven't said what caused the fire.

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