8-year-old boy killed in house fire in Akron

Fire can be deadly when there's no pre-warning. (image, depositphotos.com)

8-year-old boy killed in #house #fire in #Akron | #ESC_LLC #FireDeath | The fire happened at about 4:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of 11th Street, officials said (news5cleveland). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1TN

When Akron fire crews responded to the single-family home, they saw flames showing and residents trying to escape from the upstairs of the residence, a release from the Akron Fire Department states. (read more)

“What a tragedy. Condolences to the family and the  young man’s friends from myself and the ESC staff,” says John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio.

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