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Two people injured in Maple Heights house fire

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Posted at 11:06 AM, Mar 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-24 11:27:09-04

Two people were injured in a house fire early Saturday morning in Maple Heights on the city's southeast side.

According to authorities, the fire started around 5 a.m. at a residence on the 16800 block of Broadway Avenue.

Multiple fire departments from nearby cities responded for mutual aid.

Authorities said one victim — who had been severely burned — was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center. The second victim was taken to University Hospitals Bedford Medical Center with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

No additional information has been released.