Rockford woman injured in weekend fire has died

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A woman hurt in a Rockford fire over the weekend has died.

Firefighters were called to the 7th Street apartment building around 6 a.m. Saturday morning.

First responders found water coming from the second floor. Fire crews determined a sprinkler system extinguished most of the flames.

Apartment maintenance crews were called to the scene to assess the damage. That is when the female victim was discovered in the apartment.

She was taken to OSF Saint Anthony Hospital, where she later died.

The victim has not been publicly identified.

Investigators are looking into what caused the fire.

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