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Total Loss: Investigation Launched after Home of Late R&B Crooner Gerald Levert Goes Up in Flames

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NEWBURY TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - The former home of the late R&B singer Gerald Levert went up into flames Saturday evening.

Newbury Township firefighters responded 15806 Arbor Trail in Geauga County after 11 p.m. The home was fully involved in flames when they arrived. According to Newbury Township officials, the home was a total loss.

The Geauga County Auditor's website shows the property was sold to Levert for a cool $658,900 back in April 1994.

Several fire departments were called to fight the blaze and remained on scene until 6 a.m. Sunday morning.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. 

Gerald Levert lived in the home from 1994 until his passing on November 10th 2006. The home was then sold in an estate sale.

There were no injuries reported on scene and no residents were home at the time of the fire.

Levert was a member of the group 'LeVert' along with his brother Sean Levert and Marc Gordon until becoming a solo artist. Gerald Levert was also a member of the group LSG comprised of Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill.

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