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Elderly woman killed in Akron house fire

According to the Akron Fire Department, the fire broke out on Monday afternoon at a home on Carnegie Avenue.
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Akron Fire Department

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Fire Department along with the State Fire Marshal are investigating a fatal house fire that occurred Monday afternoon.

According to Akron fire officials, the blaze broke out at a home on Carnegie Avenue.

The fire department confirms that an elderly woman died in connection to the fire.

Early Sunday morning, one person died after a fire broke out a few blocks away on Hancock Avenue. Fire officials say there is no connection between the two incidents.

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Both incidents remains under investigation.

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