Man dies in fire on Dellinger Avenue
Submitted by Howard Owens on September 17, 2009 - 7:00am
One man is dead after a fire and smoke swept through a second-floor apartment bedroom early this morning on Dellinger Avenue.
A passing motorist called 9-1-1 after hearing the smoke detectors at about 3:00 a.m.
The name of the victim has not yet been released.
No other people were in the apartment.
The occupants of the first-floor apartment escaped safely.
The last fatal fire in the City was three years ago yesterday.
Further details coming soon.