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1 person killed in apartment fire on east side, firefighters say building layout was confusing

Posted at 8:21 AM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-05 11:24:12-05

Cleveland firefighters confirm one man has died in a house fire Tuesday morning.

The fire happened in a commercial building that was converted into a residential property on E. 135th Street.

The victim was a man in his 40s. Cleveland EMS tried to revive the victim after firefighters pulled him out of the building but he died.

Firefighters on scene said the layout of the building was confusing, which hampered their rescue efforts.