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1 woman dies after fire at senior living apartment complex

September 24, 2018

PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — One person has died after a fire at a senior living apartment complex in eastern Nebraska.

The fire was reported around 9 p.m. Saturday at the South Park Apartments in Plattsmouth. Authorities say one woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and several other residents were treated for smoke inhalation. The woman’s name hasn’t been released.

The flames were contained to just one apartment at the end of the complex. Several of the occupants used walkers or wheelchairs as they fled to safety.

The fire cause is being investigated.

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