SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (CBS13) — One person is dead and several others were rescued from a burning apartment in South Lake Tahoe.
Firefighters found victims hanging out of the second-story windows when they arrived at the scene on Pine Boulevard Monday morning.READ MORE: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Small Plane Crash In Martis Valley Near Truckee
First responders rescued six people from the second floor and one person escaped the first floor on their own.READ MORE: Police: Vandal Caused $20K In Damage To Windows Of Oakdale Businesses
Medics were not able to revive another person found on the first floor.
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The cause of the fire is under investigation. Officials say it was limited to one of the four apartments, but the complex was heavily damaged by the smoke.