1 dead, 1 injured in Conn. apartment fire

December 28, 2011 6:48:26 AM PST
One person was killed, another was injured and two others were displaced by a fire in a Torrington apartment building.

Firefighters say an unidentified third-floor resident was found unresponsive and was declared dead Tuesday night.

The Republican-American and The Hartford Courant report that firefighters tried to reach the third floor to rescue the resident, but were pushed back by the fire. Residents on the first and second floors were evacuated.

A firefighter was injured.

Firefighters said the building was heavily damaged by smoke and water and was declared uninhabitable.

The fire marshal is investigating.

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