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Local News in Brief : Placentia : Condominium Fire Victim Identified

A woman killed in a Placentia condominium fire was identified Tuesday by Orange County Fire Department officials as Brigitta Jiaconelli, 30.

Jiaconelli was trapped on the second floor of her condominium by a fire that broke out on the ground floor Sunday night and apparently died of smoke inhalation, County Fire Department Capt. Hank Raymond said.

The fire broke out about 10:30 p.m. in the 1400 block of Prospect Avenue inside the four-unit complex, Raymond said. Thirty-five firefighters brought the fire under control in 16 minutes.

Cause of the blaze remains under investigation, fire officials said.

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