Woman dies from injuries in Lakewood apartment fire

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A woman died from the injuries she received in an apartment fire in Lakewood on Saturday morning, the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office said.

The fire happened at the Ranch at Bear Creek Apartments in the 3300 block of South Field Street.

West Metro Fire Rescue crews said a neighbor helped the woman out of the apartment. Paramedics then transported her to a hospital.

The victim’s apartment was destroyed and at least 15 people were displaced, according to West Metro Fire Rescue.

Investigators were investigating the cause of the fire.