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One dead, apartment destroyed in Soap Lake fire

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One man is dead because of a fire that destroyed an apartment complex in Soap Lake early Sunday morning.

Crews responded to the fire at about 2 a.m. at the Soap Lake Gardens apartments, according to Police Chief Glenn Quantz. The apartments were located at 327 N. Division street. All six units in the complex were destroyed.

The identity of the man who died has not been released, but Chief Quantz said he was an older man. The Red Cross is helping find temporary housing for the other displaced tenants.

Fire investigators are at the scene, but at last check they have not identified a cause or a point of origin.

Several agencies responded, including the Soap Lake Fire Department, Grant County District 7, Ephrata Fire Department, Grant County District 13, and Quincy Fire Department.

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