One taken to hospital following house fire


Around 4:30 p.m. crews were dispatched to the 1500 block of Fair Oaks Court for a report of a structure fire. "It was unknown at the time whether anyone was inside".

A woman has died following a Saturday evening house fire in Akron's Middlebury neighborhood, east of downtown, officials say.

Authorities said the home was almost destroyed.

Authorities said a man who lived there jumped out of the window to escape. The man's wife was found to have been visiting with her adult daughter.

Two dogs were rescued from the blaze. No injuries were reported.

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According to officials, crews were hampered by materials inside the home.

The fire remains under investigation.

The body was turned over to the Medical Examiner's Office for positive identification and cause of death determination.

The victim's name has not been released. "Install working smoke alarms on every level of the home and in each of the bedrooms".