2 Women Killed in Akron House Fire, Mild Temps, Urgent Care or ER?

Oxford Avenue, Akron
Oxford Avenue, Akron

Two women are killed in an early morning house fire in Akron. Family members tell 19 Action News the victims were a mother and daughter. The fire started around 2:20 a.m. At 507 Oxford Avenue. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found fire and heavy smoke coming from the house. Both women were found dead in bedrooms. Cause remains under investigation.

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Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager