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1 dead in Medina house fire

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Posted at 3:47 PM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 15:47:15-05

MEDINA, Ohio — A person has died after a fire in Medina, according to the Erhart York Fire Department.

The fire happened Saturday around 5:30 p.m. on East Street.

When firefighters arrived, they attempted to gain access to the house without success.

Crews searched what areas of the home they could under heavy fire and smoke conditions, but the initial searches were unsuccessful.

The resident of the home was found dead a little while later.

Brunswick Hills Fire, Chatham Fire, Hinckley Fire, Lafayette Fire, Litchfield Fire, Medina City Fire, Medina County Fire Investigation Unit, Spencer Fire, Valley City Fire, the Ohio Fire Marshall’s Office, the Medina Sheriff’s Office, Medina Police Department, Medina County EMA, Ohio Edison, and Columbia Gas all assisted the Erhart York Fire Department.