Woman killed in Princeton, N.J. apartment fire

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Thursday, December 28, 2017
Deadly apartment fire in Princeton
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Deadly apartment fire in Princeton: Matt O'Donnell reports during Action News at Noon on December 28, 2017.

PRINCETON, N.J. (WPVI) -- Action News has learned one person died during an apartment complex fire in Princeton, New Jersey.

The blaze broke out after 9 p.m. Wednesday.

A large portion of the roof collapsed at the building in the unit block of Billie Ellis Lane before firefighters gained the upper hand.

Authorities confirmed Thursday morning that a 73-year-old woman, identified as Larisa Bartrone, was found dead inside.

Another 35 residents have been displaced.

Fire investigators are working to determine what sparked the blaze.


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