COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A man rescued from an apartment fire Friday night has died, the Colorado Springs Fire Department said Saturday.
The victim, a man, was transported to a local hospital where he died.READ MORE: Aurora Police: Suspected Drunk Driver Survives Crash That Killed Passenger
The fire started shortly before 9:15 p.m. at the Courtyard at De Cortez apartment complex. Firefighters arrived at 3006 De Cortez St. within five minutes and encountered heavy smoke and fire on the second floor. They contained the fire to one apartment.READ MORE: Deadly Head-On Crash On Highway 86 Happened 'Short Time' After Deputy Tried To Stop Driver, Sheriff's Office Says
Officials said the fire’s cause is under investigation.MORE NEWS: NOAA Outlook For Early December Keeps Colorado Warm And Dry
No other residents or firefighters were injured.