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Elwood man dies in apartment fire

Posted: 11:33 PM, Jun 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-18 00:58:17-04
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ELWOOD — A 59-year-old Elwood man died in an apartment fire Monday night.

Capt. Shawn Lear of the Elwood Fire Department said firefighters responded to the call at 6:12 p.m. and found heavy smoke and flames coming out the windows of the apartment at 1638 South B Street.

Lear said firefighters learned someone might be inside when they arrived and went in to do a search. The man was found and declared dead at the scene.

Elwood is located about 50 miles northeast of Indianapolis.