Man dies in Meadowview apartment fire

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A man was killed Thursday in an apartment fire on Meadowview Road.

The Sacramento Fire Department first reported the fire shortly after 11 a.m. on Meadowview, just east of 24th Street. It was not immediately known how it started.

Fire officials at the scene said the building was evacuated but the flames were contained to one unit. At least one person was inside that apartment and was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

The victim, described as a man in his 50s, was not identified.

This is a developing story.

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