Man killed in Colorado Springs apartment fire identified

The man who died in a fire at the Courtyard at De Cortez apartments November 7 has been identified. Colorado Springs Fire Department

Authorities have released the name of a 60-year-old man who died in an apartment fire in Colorado Springs.

The El Paso County Coroner’s Office identified the victim Monday as Brian Hudson, but the cause of the blaze is still under investigation.


The Gazette reports
 firefighters responding to the Nov. 7 fire rescued Hudson from a second-floor apartment, but he died at a hospital. A neighbor said there was an explosion and the door of the apartment was blown out.

The fire was contained to one apartment, but 14 units were evacuated.

No other injuries were reported.

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Information from: The Gazette 

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