Ala. woman dies after her apartment catches fire

ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - A woman is dead after her Athens apartment caught fire.

Authorities say 52-year-old Vickie Strasser died at Athens-Limestone Hospital after the Friday night blaze. Authorities have not yet released the cause of death.

Authorities say Strasser was pulled from her apartment after getting a 10:30 p.m. call about the fire. The apartment had limited fire and smoke damage and no other units in the complex were affected.

Fire officials are investigating the incident. No other injuries were reported.

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