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1 dies in Winston-Salem apartment fire

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -

One man has died in a fire at a Winston-Salem apartment complex.

Officials said 11 people were forced out of their homes in the fire around 2 p.m. Sunday.

Officials said 55-year-old Ralph Phillips died in the fire that started in his apartment.

It took firefighters nearly two hours to control the blaze.

Battalion Chief Leroy Davis said investigators have been called to determine the cause of the fire.

Davis said Phillips' sister also lived in the apartment but was not hurt.

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