By CBS13 Staff

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.

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First responders rescued six people from the second floor and one person escaped the first floor on their own.

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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.