Elderly woman, pets killed in Fairview Park house fire

FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio - 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.

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