Elderly Woman Dies in Upper West Side Apartment Fire
Manhattan, NY – A 72-year-old woman died in a fire that occurred in an Upper West Side housing development at approximately 7:00 p.m. on February 17. The blaze appeared to have been contained on the third floor of the 20-story apartment at the Frederick Douglass Houses on Columbus Avenue near West 100th Street. Firefighters discovered the elderly woman dead upon their arrival.
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