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1 found dead in Henderson apartment fire

One Dead In Henderson Apartment Fire

Steve Marcus

Henderson firefighters rest after a fatal apartment fire in Henderson Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. One man died in an upstairs unit after a fire started between the first and second floor, said Henderson Public Information Officer Kathleen Richards.

Updated Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 | 11:19 a.m.

One Dead in Henderson Apartment Fire

Henderson firefighters rest after a fatal apartment fire in Henderson Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. One man died in an upstairs unit after a fire started between the first and second floor, said Henderson Public Information Officer Kathleen Richards. Launch slideshow »

A person was found dead this morning in an apartment fire in Henderson, city officials said.

Firefighters responded about 8:40 a.m. to Sunset Hills Apartments near Eastern Avenue and Windmill Parkway after reports of smoke coming from a two-story building.

The fire was in the space between the first and second stories, Henderson spokeswoman Kathleen Richards said.

Firefighters found one person dead in a second-story unit, she said. The person’s name has not been released.

A neighbor, Teri English, said the victim was a man who was disabled from a back injury.

Nobody else was injured.

Firefighters were investigating what caused the fire, Richards said.​

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