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1 child dead, 10 people injured after house fire in Middlefield Township

According to a spokesperson from UH Geauga Medical Center, the child was pronounced dead on arrival.

MIDDLEFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- A 2-year-old child is dead and 10 others suffered injuries from a fire that broke out in a house in Middlefield Township on Wednesday night.

Several fire departments from Geauga County were called in to battle the flames at the house on Peters Road.

According to Capt. Tony Yeropoli of the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Department, the 11 victims that were killed or injured in the fire range in age from 1 to their early 40s.

The victims are an Amish family living in a single-family house.

Most of those injured were taken to University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center and MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. One was taken to Hillcrest Hospital.

According to a spokesperson from UH Geauga Medical Center, the child was pronounced dead on arrival.

Fire investigators are now on scene trying to determine a cause.

Stay with WKYC.com for more details as they become available.