AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A Good Samaritan saves an elderly couple from a house fire in Akron.
It happened on Monday around 2:30 p.m. on 22nd Street.
One witnesses said the elderly man was helped out by Good Samaritan, and then the Good Samaritan kicked open a side door to rescue the elderly woman.
When firefighters arrived, the house was completely engulfed in flames.
The couple was taken to a local hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.
The house is a total loss. The cause remains under investigation.
Family members say the couple, known as Flossy and Grumpy, has been married for more than 40 years. The both retired from the hospital they were taken to for treatment.