5-year-old boy dies in apartment fire in Colorado Springs; woman hospitalized

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A 5-year-old boy was killed and woman was injured in a fire at an apartment complex in Colorado Springs on Friday morning.

The fire was reported at 9:28 a.m. at the Hill Park Apartments at 4320 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

Firefighters said the fire began in a mattress. The exact cause of the fire is still under investigation, KRDO-TV reports.

The woman who was injured in the fire was transported to a hospital. She is expected to recover. An autopsy will be performed on the little boy who died, the station reported.

Police have not released any names or information about the relationship between the boy who died and the woman who was injured.

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