North Royalton: Mother dies in house fire

3:52 PM, Jan 31, 2012   |    comments
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NORTH ROYALTON -- Investigators from the State Fire Marshal's office say it appears a fatal fire at a home in North Royalton started in or near the ceiling of a family room addition.  

An elderly woman living in the home on Royalwood Road died in the fire.  Her name is not being released pending the medical examiner's report.  

An adult male, believed to be the victim's son, was in the house at the time of the fire.  He was being treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the Monday night fire remains under investigation. 

Investigators say they found one smoke detector in the home.  Investigators say it did not appear to be in working condition.

This is the 11th fire related death in 2012.

WKYC-TV

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