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Man dies in Akron house fire

Officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze.
Credit: Kelly Matter, 3News

AKRON, Ohio — One man is dead following a house fire on Akron's southwest side early Thanksgiving morning.

Firefighters were called to the 1200 block of Sevilla Avenue just after 3 a.m., where they found a two-story home ablaze. The flames apparently extended all the way to the attic.

The victim was pulled from the home and rushed to a local hospital, but he later died there from his injuries. His name has not yet been released.

Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire, but further details are unavailable at this time. Please stay with 3News for updates as they become available.

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