Desamparados man dies from blaze in his apartment

A 57-year-old man died Monday night when fire flashed through his apartment.

Firemen identified the dead man as Rolando Corella Corrales, He was alone in his apartment when the fire was reported about 10 p.m., firemen said. The location was San Rafael Arriba de Desamparados.

The Cuerpo de Bomberos attributed he blaze to faulty wiring in the ceiling. However, the Judicial Investigating Organization will still study the case. He is the eighth fire fatality of the year.

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