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Baltimore man dies of injuries from fire caused by unattended cooking

Baltimore man dies of injuries from fire caused by unattended cooking

A 25-year-old man has died of injuries he suffered in an apartment fire early Sunday in Southwest Baltimore, the city fire department said.

On Tuesday, officials said the man has died. His cause of death has not been released by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Once released, the victim will be identified, said Samuel Johnson Jr., the fire department spokesman.

The fire began, Johnson said, by unattended cooking. The man is the third person killed this year in a Baltimore fire, Johnson said. Also, it's Baltimore's second fatal fire to begin in a kitchen.

Firefighters were dispatched Sunday around 3:30 a.m. to the fire at 4909 Frederick Ave. Flames rose from...

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