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Elderly woman, pets killed in Fairview Park house fire

Posted: 6:35 AM, Nov 09, 2017
Updated: 2017-11-09 20:55:19Z
Firefighters battle house fire on Parkview Lane
Firefighters battle house fire on Parkview Lane
Firefighters battle house fire on Parkview Lane
Firefighters battle house fire on Parkview Lane

An 88-year-old woman and several of her pets were killed in a house fire in Fairview Park early Thursday. 

Multiple departments were on the scene putting out the fire, which started around 5:30 a.m. A preliminary investigation shows it was an accidental electrical fire, according to the Fairview Park fire chief.

One woman was transported by ambulance to a local hospital after firefighters found her in the kitchen.

Fairview Park Fire Department confirmed that woman, 88-year-old Jeanne Hall, and her pets died as a result of the fire.

Fairview Park fire was assisted by Lakewood, Rocky River, Westlake and Bay Village fire departments.