Firefighters battle blaze at Akron high rise - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Firefighters battle blaze at Akron high rise

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Akron Firefighters were dispatched to a high rise residential apartment building at 3:36 a.m. on Sunday, August 17.

Crews arrived at the address of 211 N. Portage Path to find fire and smoke coming from one of the apartments.

The fire was extinguished and firefighters worked to gain access to other apartments to make sure that the entire floor was clear and residents were safe.

Akron Fire has not reported any injuries at this time.

The cause and origin of the fire are under investigation.  

The arson unit also responded and Akron Police was needed.

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