Man found dead in burning Dallas apartment

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Posted on February 17, 2013 at 8:40 PM

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DALLAS — Dallas Fire-Rescue said a man was found dead inside a burning apartment late Sunday afternoon.

The one-alarm blaze was reported at the River Park Apartments in the 14100 block of Montfort Drive at 5 p.m.

Firefighters observed flames in the front window of a ground floor unit, and quickly had it extinguished.

Emergency personnel found an "unresponsive adult male" inside the unit. The cause of death and the cause of the fire remain under investigation, officials said.

One other unit in the two-story structure suffered minor smoke damage. There were no other injuries.

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