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One killed in early morning apartment fire in Plainfield

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Jun 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-15 10:51:33-04

PLAINFIELD — One person was killed in an early morning apartment fire in Plainfield.

Plainfield Fire Department firefighters and emergency personnel were called around 4:40 a.m. Saturday to an apartment complex on North Vine Street, according to a tweet from the department.

One person, who was inside an apartment at the time of the fire, was found dead by firefighters, according to the tweet.

Crews located the fire on the roof and were able to contain it in 15 minutes, according to the tweet.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.