- Associated Press - Friday, January 29, 2016

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a man has died after a fire that damaged an apartment in northeast Omaha.

The fire was reported around 6:20 p.m. Thursday. An Omaha Fire Department news release says the man was found inside the apartment and taken to Nebraska Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The department says the man’s death and the fire cause are being investigated. His name hasn’t been released.

Firefighters found the blaze in the living room coat closet and confined it there.

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