Resident that escaped apartment fire has died

A person has died of her critical injuries after an apartment fire in Lakewood Saturday morning.

LAKEWOOD - A person has died of her critical injuries after an apartment fire in Lakewood Saturday morning. 

West Metro Fire says the fire broke out at a lower level unit at the Bear Creek Apartments in the 3300 block of South Field Street.

A resident inside was able to escape with a neighbor’s help. That person was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Unfortunately, she died of her injuries, as West Metro Fire tweeted.

Neighboring apartments were evacuated, and a total of 15 people have been displaced.

No other injuries were reported. 

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