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Man Dead Following Apartment Fire In Ventura County

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 5:31pm

A man is dead, following an apartment complex fire in Ventura County.

The fire was reported just after 4:30 this morning, on the 2400 block of Madera Circle in Port Hueneme.

Ventra County firefighters arrived to find smoke coming out of one unit.

They were able to contain the fire before it spread to other units in the 50 plus apartment complex.

The firefighters pulled a man from the burning apartment..

Clarence Franklin was taken to a hospital, but the 68 year man died a short time later.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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