LEHIGH COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — One person has died after an apartment building went up in flames in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Flames broke out Friday night at the Spring Ridge Apartments on the 1300 block of North 13th street.READ MORE: What We Know About 17-Year-Old Latif Williams, Wanted For Murder Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
Crews arrived just before 9:30 p.m. to find heavy smoke billowing from one apartment.
The victim was a man that was approximately 50-years-old. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday to determine the man’s cause of death.READ MORE: Brotherly Love: For Nearly 50 Years, Musicopia Giving Philadelphia Children Gift Of Music
The flames quickly spread to five other apartments. About nine people have been displaced and the Red Cross is assisting them.
It took crews over an hour to get the fire under control, according to officials.MORE NEWS: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
Fire officials are trying to figure out what sparked the fire.