Fire at Fort Worth apartment complex kills 63-year-old woman

Firefighters in Fort Worth were called to an apartment fire early Wednesday morning.

A Woodland's apartment complex resident reported smelling smoke so she went to check on her neighbor. The resident found her neighbor's apartment windows darkened from the smoke and called 911.

Firefighters found a small fire inside the unit and while they were searching the apartment.

While searching throughout the apartment, they found a 63-year-old woman and rescued her from the apartment. Firefighters attempted to resuscitate her and she was transported to Texas Health Resources Fort Worth - Harris Hospital where she did not survive her injuries.

The fire was contained to one single apartment and did not spread to any other residences. No other injuries were reported.

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