Rural Metro: 1 person dead following North Knox County apartment fire

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Rural Metro Fire Department confirmed that one person has died after an apartment fire in North Knox County Tuesday night.

Rural Metro fire crews responded to the reported apartment fire at Autumn Landing Apartments on Pleasant Ridge Road around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Crews arrived to find flames coming from at least one unit in the complex and one woman trapped inside.

Officials said 65-year-old Connie Jones was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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