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Man dies in fire on Cleveland's South Side

Posted at 12:13 PM, Nov 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-22 12:13:41-05

One person has died and another person was transported to a local hospital after a fire broke out an apartment building on the South Side of Cleveland early Thanksgiving Day morning.

The fire occurred around 1:50 a.m. in the 4300 block of Jennings Road at the Jennings Commons Apartments. Authorities said the fire started in a bedroom on a second-floor unit.

One man died at the scene, authorities said. Another victim was taken to a MetroHeath for treatment. The person's condition is unknown.

Seven families were displaced as a result of the fire, authorities said.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.