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Authorities say man dies in fire at apartment building

November 25, 2018

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in a fire at an apartment building in Ohio.

Hamilton Fire Department officials say the fire broke out shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday. Fire Chief Mark Mercer says the man was found dead in the basement of the home.

The Butler County Coroner’s Office hasn’t released the man’s identity. No one else in the building was injured.

Authorities say the cause of the fire remains under investigation, but they believe it may have been intentionally set.

Hamilton is about 35 miles (56 kilometers) northwest of Cincinnati.

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