Valley woman killed after early morning apartment blaze

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Woman was taken to burn unit where she died

TEMPE - A woman is dead after a Sunday morning apartment fire in Tempe.

Fire crews responded to the scene at around 2:30 a.m. at the Hidden Glen Apartment located in the 800 block of West 3rd Street.

Officials tell 3TV the 58-year-old woman was taken to Maricopa County Hospital's Burn Unit where she died.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation but Tempe Fire suspect it could have been started by someone smoking in bed.