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Woman ID'd in deadly Vegas apartment fire

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A crew clears out an apartment unit where a fire broke out early Monday. (Armando Navarro/FOX5) A crew clears out an apartment unit where a fire broke out early Monday. (Armando Navarro/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

The Clark County Coroner's office released the name of a 58-year-old woman who died after a blaze at her apartment.

Sharon Decosta died early Monday after a fire broke out at the Monaco Park Apartments, near Cimarron and Desert Inn roads.

Clark County Fire Department said residents reported smoke coming from a ground floor apartment about 2:30 a.m.

Fire officials said flames were confined to a living room area. Crews were able to put out the fire, preventing it from spreading.

Firefighters then found a middle aged woman's body at the scene, according to CCFD.

There were no other injuries or displaced residents as a result of the fire.

CCFD estimated damage at about $25,000.

The Clark County Coroner's office is expected disclose a cause of Decosta's death.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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