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Akron Fire Department responds to house fire on Grant Street

Akron House Fire
Posted at 9:25 PM, Jun 12, 2020

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Fire Department responded to a house fire on Grant Street Friday evening.

Fire crews received a call that flames and smoke were coming from two windows in the building.

Once on scene, firefighters began an interior attack on the fire, which was reported into the attic.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire but the building had extensive damage, Akron Fire said.

Akron Fire contacted the American Red Cross to assist the occupants of the building as limited belongings were able to be recovered, according to authorities.