Woman dead after fire in Southeast DC apartment building

A woman who died following a fire in a southeast D.C. apartment Monday morning has been identified as Kim Day.

D.C. Fire said they responded to a blaze in a second-floor apartment on Buena Vista Terrace around 7:15 a.m.

Firefighters rescued Day from the apartment then took her to the hospital with critical injuries, where she later died.

Day was an Army veteran in her 50s, NBC Washington reported.

The fire was put out before it spread to any other apartments and no other injuries were reported.

An investigation into how the fire started is ongoing.

Below is a map of the area where the fire happened.

WTOP’s Will Vitka contributed to this report.

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