UPDATE: Woman found dead in Detroit Lakes apartment fire

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Published: Jan. 29, 2022 at 2:25 PM CST
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DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (Valley News Live) - One woman is dead following a major fire at an apartment building in Detroit Lakes, MN.

Police says the fire started around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the apartment building in the 1200 block of Loring Ave.

Everyone in the building was evacuated during the fire and some were taken to the hospital for their injuries.

After the fire was put out, authorities found the body of 61-year-old Kari Bishop of Detroit Lakes. Her body is now at the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

Firefighters say the fire started in the living room of one of the first-floor apartments, but the investigation into the cause is still ongoing.

No other information is being released at this time.

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