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One person dead after apartment fire in Mt. Vernon, IL

MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - A Mt. Vernon woman has died after her apartment caught fire on Sunday.

Mt. Vernon fire officials say crews were called to the 300 block Harrison Street around 11:30 a.m. to the residence of Tamara Malin, 47, of Mt. Vernon.

Malin died as a result of injuries sustained in the fire.

Fire officials say the front of the two-story apartment building was on fire when they arrived at the scene.

Officials have not yet released any details on what could have caused the fire.

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