1 dead in Tacoma apartment fire

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One person has died in an apartment fire that started when items ignited near a wall heater.

The Tacoma Fire Department says crew knocking out the blaze early Tuesday morning in an apartment found one person dead inside. The person was identified as 39-year-old Lonnie Malone. Authorities say he lived alone.

No one else was hurt.