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Man, 71, killed in East Village apartment fire

EAST VILLAGE, Manhattan — A 71-year-old man was killed after a fire broke out at a Manhattan apartment Sunday morning.

Authorities received a call around 6:10 a.m. about a fire on the first floor of 244 E. 7th Street in the East Village.

Barry Allen was found dead at the location, police said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.