Man arrested in fatal Hell's Kitchen apartment blaze

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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) --  A man was arrested in connection to a deadly blaze in a Manhattan apartment that killed one person earlier this month, officials said Wednesday. 

About 60 fire officials responded to a fire at an apartment located on Ninth Avenue and West 56th Street in Hell’s Kitchen at 9:48 a.m. on Sept. 4.

After the extinguishing the flames, authorities discovered 37-year-old Michael Hannant unconscious and unresponsive inside an apartment, police said.

Hannat was rushed to an area hospital but died five days later, according to officials.

Police later deemed the incident.

A firefighter also suffered a minor injury, authorities said.