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Fire leaves 1 dead at Southfield apartment complex

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A look at the Chateau Riviera apartments in Southfield. A look at the Chateau Riviera apartments in Southfield.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WJBK) -

Authorities say one person is dead several people are homeless after a fire at a suburban Detroit apartment complex.

The fire started Tuesday night in the first floor of the Chateau Riviera apartments on La Loire St. in Southfield.

Battalion Chief Michael Duff says crews arrived about 9 p.m. to put out the flames. They found smoke and flames coming out of windows.

The name of the person who died wasn't immediately released. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

- The Associated Press contributed to this report

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