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One man killed in house fire in Canton Township

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Posted at 3:51 PM, Jan 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-03 15:51:14-05

CANTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — One man died in a house fire in Canton Township early Friday afternoon, officials confirmed.

Rescue crews from several area departments responded to the fire on Ridge Avenue shortly after noon Friday.

The fire was extinguished shortly after 1 p.m., and no other injuries were reported, Canton Township Fire Chief Chris Smith told News 5 partner The Canton Repository.

News 5 is working to learn more about the fire.