Authorities: Man, woman die in apartment fire in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a man and a woman have died in an apartment fire in Cincinnati.

Fire crews say several other people were rescued from the apartment building after the fire was reported around 4 a.m. Monday. Some had to be rescued off balconies.

The identities of the two people who died weren’t immediately released. They were in a basement apartment.

Fire officials say they are trying to determine the cause of the blaze.