Man dies in kitchen fire in apartment -

Man dies in kitchen fire in apartment

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the cause of a kitchen fire that killed a man early Sunday in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the fire started about 4:30 a.m. in the kitchen of a second-floor apartment.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire, but found the victim unconscious. He was rushed to a St. Louis hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The name of the man was not immediately released.

Three other adults escaped the fire unhurt.

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