Cleveland house fire turns deadly

July 17, 2017: Authorities say there were no smoke detectors inside the home where one person was killed in an overnight fire in Cleveland on E. 49th Street.

CLEVELAND - Two people have now been confirmed dead after a fire broke out at a home on E. 49th Street just after midnight on Monday morning. 

Cleveland fire officials say a 30-year-old man was pronounced dead on arrival at MetroHealth Medical Center due to injuries sustained from the fire. On Monday afternoon, a 55-year-old woman was pronounced dead after being taken by EMS in critical condition to MetroHealth Medical Center. 

Authorities say there were no smoke detectors in the home.


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