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1 injured, 3 others displaced after fire at Akron home

The fire remains under investigation
Credit: WKYC-TV
Akron Fire Department

AKRON, Ohio — One person was hospitalized after an early morning house fire in Akron.

According to a release from the Akron Fire Department, crews were called to the scene of a fire at a duplex structure in the 330 block of Gold Street at approximately 1:30 a.m. There were reports of people trapped in the house and flames coming from the attic. 

Firefighters spotted smoke and flames from the right side of the house and had put out the blaze by just after 2 a.m. One person was rescued from the attic and transported to a nearby hospital. 

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The American Red Cross was called in to assist three additional people who were displaced from both apartments. 

There were no firefighter injuries reported from this incident. The fire remains under investigation. Trident Restoration, a damage restoration service, captured photos of the incident and posted them on its Facebook page. 

This is a developing story. Stay with 3News for more details as they become available. 

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