ATLANTA — One person died, and another was injured during an apartment fire northwest of the city, according to Atlanta Fire.
It started Tuesday, around 6:40 a.m., officials said, at 1425 Joseph E. Boone Boulevard, in a two-story brick multi-family building.
When fire crews came, they said there was heavy fire, and smoke coming through the roof of the building. There was only one section of the complex damaged, Atlanta Fire said.
They found a person, dead, describing them as 'unrecognizable.' Other residents of the complex said that the area where the body was found had been abandoned for months.
A second person was treated on the scene for smoke inhalation, but will be ok, Atlanta Fire said.
The battalion chief on the scene said all but one of the units were occupied. Officials said they've responded to this building before for a fire.
Fire investigators are working to find out the cause of the fire, AFRD said.
Photos: Fatal apartment fire off Joseph E. Boone Blvd in Atlanta
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