A Visalia woman is dead after a fire early Tuesday morning at a multi-family apartment complex.
Visalia Fire Department officials say four firetrucks and 19 personnel responded about 12:43 a.m. to an apartment at 1538 W. Walnut Ave. in Visalia. They put down the blaze in one unit and stopped flames from spreading to the rest of the building within 20 minutes.
Officials say one female resident was unable to escape. Her name and age have not been released.
The fire destroyed about $25,000 in personal belongings and caused $75,000 in damage to the building. Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.
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