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Around Ohio: Two die in fatal house fire in Akron

Published: January 13, 2013 12:00 AM

Two die in fatal

house fire in Akron

Akron -- Police say that two people have died in a Northeast Ohio house fire overnight.

Akron police tell WEWS-TV5 that the fire started about 2:30 a.m. Jan. 10 at a home on the north side of the city. The victims are believed to be a mother and daughter.

Police said the fire started in the basement or first floor, and the victims were found on the second floor. Fire officials said there were no smoke detectors in the house, which was a total loss.

-- Associated Press

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