2 die in Westlake house fire

House fire in Westlake kills couple

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- Fire officials say a man and woman have died from a morning fire at a home on Clague Road.

Authorities were alerted of the fire by a passerby who spotted smoke around 4:14 a.m. Friday.

Police have identified the victims as Diana Rego, 46, and Christopher Nakel, 56. Both had been pulled from the home, but later died.

Investigators are working to determine how the fire sparked.

Clague Road was temporarily closed as authorities worked at the scene.

Firefighters from Avon, Bay Village, Fairview Park, Lakewood, North Olmsted and Rocky River assisted at the scene.

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