Elderly man burned in East Cleveland apartment fire

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - An elderly man taken to the hospital after being burned in an apartment fire.

The blaze started around 9:30AM in the 14000 block of Terrace Road in East Cleveland.

Multiple fire departments were called to the scene because the building is a high-rise for senior citizens.

The fire was contained to the victim's apartment.

The cause remains under investigation.

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