Man, 65, Dies in Koreatown Apartment Fire

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A 65-year-old man was found dead Wednesday after a fire at a Koreatown apartment, authorities said.

A 65-year-old man died in a fire at a Koreatown apartment, that broke out on Dec. 16, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

A 65-year-old man died in a fire at a Koreatown apartment, that broke out on Dec. 16, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

The fire was reported shortly before 9 p.m. in the 400 block of South Hobart Boulevard, said Margaret Stewart, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

More than 40 firefighters knocked down the blaze in the three-story building in about 16 minutes, Stewart said. The fire was confined to one apartment unit.

After the blaze was extinguished, authorities found the man's body inside the unit.

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