- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fire officials say a 74-year-old man died after flames swept through an apartment unit for seniors at a Los Angeles high-rise.

City fire spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says the blaze late Monday was contained to the victim’s apartment on the third floor of the 16-story building in the Koreatown area. He died at the scene.

No other injuries are reported.

Several residents were evacuated.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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