KOKOMO, Ind. — One person is dead after an apartment fire in Kokomo on Wednesday.

The fire happened shortly before 3:45 p.m. at 2105 Joyce Drive.

The Kokomo Fire Department said firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke conditions and worked to quickly extinguish the blaze. With the help of a Howard County deputy, crews were able to recover one body from the structure.

Police later identified the victim as 45-year-old Tonya Marie Bergen-Rowe of Kokomo.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the fire can contact Detective Brent Wines at (765) 456-7342.