Fire officials investigate 2nd fatal fire at high-rise

March 16, 2003

Fire officials yesterday continued to investigate the cause of a blaze at a city-owned senior citizens' building in North Baltimore that killed a man and injured five other people.

The identity of the man who died in the fire Friday night was not available yesterday.

The five other victims were released from area hospitals after receiving treatment for minor injuries, smoke inhalation and burns, said Detective Donny Moses, a police spokesman

This was the second fatal fire to occur this year at Lakeview Towers, a twin-tower complex. In January, another fire in the building killed two people and injured 13.

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