FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ Authorities have released the names of a man who died and a woman who was hospitalized after they were pulled by rescuers from a burning apartment building in Fargo.
The Fargo Fire Department says 30-year-old Jesse Daniel Madson died at the scene. Forty-two-year-old Angela Marie Wentz was transported to a Minnesota burn unit. Her condition was not known.
Residents told KFGO radio that they awoke Saturday morning to smoke alarms and had to endure thick black smoke in the second- and third-floor hallways of the building.
Crews attacked the fire in the second-floor apartment and two victims were removed. Several other residents were rescued by firefighters from third-floor balconies.
The American Red Cross and Salvation Army are assisting residents with temporary housing and other needs.