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Medical examiner investigating after 61-year-old man killed in Barberton house fire

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Posted at 7:40 AM, Mar 17, 2022

BARBERTON, Ohio — A 61-year-old man died in a house fire in Barberton Wednesday, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

At approximately 10:06 p.m. Wednesday, the Barberton Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 400 block of 17th Street NW after neighbors reported flames were coming from the front window of the home.

Firefighters entered the home and found David Polefko dead on the living room floor.

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