Cincinnati apartment fire kills woman

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A woman injured in a fire Saturday has died, The Hamilton County Coroner's Office says.

The Cincinnati Fire Department says the fire began in an apartment at 3401 McHentry Avenue around 9 p.m.

Firefighters say they found Bridgette Shelley, 52, unconscious in the apartment and transferred her to UC Hospital in critical condition.

Crews responded to calls about smoke in the third floor hallway of the building where they found a small fire in apartment 33. The fire was extinguished quickly, crews said.

The coroners office says Shelley died on Sunday.

Officials say the fire displaced three people including the victim, her daughter, and her granddaughter.

Officials say it's unknown if there were working smoke detectors. They estimate the damage to be about $15,000.

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