AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Akron Firefighters say a 66-year-old woman was killed in a house fire early Monday morning.
Karen Williams was visiting from Charleston, West Virginia and staying with friends at 1083 Harpster Avenue when fire broke out just after 3 a.m.
Firefighters arrived on scene to an apartment that was totally engulfed in flames.
Once the fire was under control, firefighters went inside and found Williams. They rushed her to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Damage to the building is estimated at sixty-thousand dollars.
Cause remains under investigation.