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1 person killed in North Toledo apartment fire

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    A resident of River Bend Apartments is shown after being evacuated from a fire.

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One person was killed and several others were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out early Tuesday morning at an apartment complex in North Toledo.

The fire at 4907 Suder Ave., near Ottawa River Road, was reported about 7:45 a.m. and was brought under control about 8:10 a.m., authorities said.

An adult male was found dead in a second floor apartment after firefighters made a forced entry, Toledo fire Battalion Chief David Hitt said. The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

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The chief said all residents of the 12-unit building were evacuated and several were treated at the scene with oxygen for smoke inhalation.



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