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Bronx Woman Dies in Apartment Blaze



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    Bronx woman is dead after being trapped in her basement apartment during a massive, fast moving blaze early Saturday, fire officials said.

    The victim was identified as Johanna Parliament, 60. She was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

    She lived in the basement apartment of the house on Gifford Avenue in Throggs Neck with her daughter, who suffered minor injuries in the fire.