Officials: Woman dies after fire in Moore Houses apartment

A woman is dead after a fire broke out in her apartment at the Moore Houses.



The incident occurred shortly after 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.



Firefighters rescued the 67-year-old woman from her sixth-floor apartment.



Officials believe the fire may have started in her bedroom, where she was found alone.



The woman was transported to Lincoln Hospital, where she died from her injuries.



The cause of the fire is under investigation.



The fire was contained to the woman's apartment, so no one else in the building had to evacuate.


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