LEBANON, Ind. --
A woman living at an assisted-living complex in Lebanon was killed Monday afternoon when a fire broke out in her apartment, fire officials said.
The blaze started just after 11:40 a.m. in the woman's apartment at the Lebanon Manner Village assisted-living complex, 6News' Jennifer Carmack reported.
The other buildings in the complex were evacuated. It took firefighters more than an hour to put out the flames, said Lebanon police Lt. Brent Wheat.
While 13 apartments were damaged by flames, almost the entire building sustained some kind of damage, Wheat said.
"The south end of the building is destroyed, but there's smoke and water damage in the rest of the buidling, so it doesn't look like anyone will be moving back in here anytime soon," he said.
Officials did not release a cause of the fire, but friends said the victim smoked and was on oxygen.
"It scared me sick because there's so many people in there," said resident Barbara Piscador. "It's a miracle the ones that got out and I hope the best for all of them."
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