New Ulm Fire Turns Fatal 02 Mar 14

A New Ulm woman has died from injuries she sustained in an apartment fire Thursday night.

50-year-old Darcy Mary Moldan was hospitalized in critical condition, but has since died.  She was a resident of the upper level of the apartments.

The fire at the 2-story Ackerson Apartments at Center and Front Streets in New Ulm was reported at around 9:30pm Thursday.  Smoke was pouring from the building when firefighters arrived on the scene.

Several other tenants were able to escape the building safely.

Red Cross personnel provided assistance to the residents, including getting them hotel rooms for the night.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.