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51-year-old woman dies in Cuyahoga Falls fire

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Posted at 9:00 AM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 09:00:16-04

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — A residential fire in Cuyahoga Falls late Friday night claimed the life of a 51-year-old woman.

According to the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department, the blaze started around 11 p.m. at a home near Sackett Avenue and 15th Street.

Authorities have not released the woman's name.

An “extremely friendly” pit bull was rescued and not injured. The dog is currently being cared for at a local animal shelter. If the woman’s family doesn’t step forward to claim the animal, it will be put up for adoption.

One firefighter sustained a minor injury while combating the fire, authorities said.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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