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One dead after Akron house fire

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Posted at 8:08 AM, Jan 03, 2021

AKRON, Ohio — A person has died after a house fire in Akron.

The fire happened in the 1100 block of Hancock Avenue.

Firefighters said when they arrived, they were met with heavy conditions.

One person was transported to a local hospital and another was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.