1 dead in East Oak Lane apartment fire

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An apartment fire in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia has left one person dead. (WPVI)

An apartment fire in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia has left one person dead.

The fire started around 4 p.m. Sunday on the 6300 block of North 10th Street.

Crews arrived and quickly got the fire under control.

The victim was located during a search by firefighters in the unit where the fire originated.

Medics quickly aided the victim, but were unsuccessful.

Officials say the smoke alarms were working.

There's a total of 90 units in the building.

Everyone else made it out safely. No firefighters were injured.

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