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Man dies in Beck Street apartment fire, authorities say

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A man was found dead early Sunday following a fire at a Salt Lake City apartment building, authorities said.
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SALT LAKE CITY — A man was found dead early Sunday following a fire at a Salt Lake City apartment building, authorities said.

Fire crews responded to a report of a blaze at Beck Street Apartments, 1729 N. Beck St., about 8:30 a.m, said Salt Lake City Fire Department Capt. Adam Archuleta.

Jim Kavoukas, 51, was alone when the accidental fire occurred, according to Salt Lake police. He died in the blaze.