Woman found dead in Sunday night apartment fire in Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — Crews and the Cambria County Coroner were called to a fire at a 13-story apartment complex in Johnstown Sunday evening.

According to dispatch, the call came in just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10. at Connor Towers on Vine Street in the city to find a fire at a 5th-floor apartment.

Firefighters discovered a woman on her couch in the apartment. She was pronounced dead at the scene.  An autopsy has been scheduled, according to the Cambria County Coroner.  The coroner’s office will need to use dental or DNA to positively ID the female.

Johnstown Fire, Johnstown Police, West Hills FD, Richland FD, West End EMS, Hill Top EMS, 7th ward EMS, Dart and the Coroner all responded to the fire. The cause of the fire is currently unknown as the investigation continues.

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