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Fourth person dies following fire Friday at Baltimore assisted living facility

Two people are dead after a fire in West Baltimore Friday morning.
Two people are dead after a fire in West Baltimore Friday morning. (Courtesy Baltimore Fire Department / Baltimore Sun)

A fourth person has died following a fire last week at a Northwest Baltimore assisted living facility, city fire officials said Wednesday.

Baltimore fire officials said 13 people have died in fires in the city this year.

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Two people were pronounced dead Friday after the one-alarm fire at the Kozy Kottage facility in the 2800 block of Lawina Road. A third person died Saturday, and the fourth died Tuesday, fire officials said.

Seven people were in the home at the time of the fire — six on the first floor and one on the second floor. Six were hospitalized and one declined treatment, fire officials said.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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