Fire kills 14 people, injures 51 in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A fire in southern Taiwan has killed at least 14 people after it engulfed a 13-story building overnight. The blaze also sent at least 51 people to the hospital after it broke out early Thursday. The fire department in the city of Kaohsiung said firefighters were conducting search and rescue efforts into the afternoon. The fire department said the lower floors of the building were blackened and many floors were destroyed. The building had shops on the lower levels and residences above.