A disabled 18-year-old is dead after a fire in the Ile Des Cannes Apartments.

According to the Scott Fire Department, the call from Scottsdale Street came in just before 1 a.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived, they found a quadruplex apartment engulfed in flames.

According to Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier, neighbors told firefighters that the victim was still inside the unit. Firefighters went inside and discovered the victim's body in a bedroom. Sonnier said the victim died of smoke inhalation.

Sonnier says the fire started in the victim's downstairs unit. The exact cause remains under investigation. The unit suffered major damage. The unit directly above sustained moderate damage. The other two units sustained minor damage. Nobody else was injured.

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