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One dead in Ely apartment fire

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ELY, MN -

One person is dead after an apartment fire in Ely.

According to Ely Fire, crews responded to the Grahek Apartments around 5 p.m. Wednesday.

They arrived to find flames and smoke coming from a third floor window.

The apartment complex's residents were evacuated.

Crews quickly got the fire under control.

Ely Fire officials say a resident was found dead inside the third floor unit.

No word yet on their identity.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

We'll bring you any new updates as they're made available.

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