Cleveland Fire crews rescue two from apartment fire

Cleveland Fire crews rescue two from apartment fire

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Firefighters rescued two women from a burning apartment building Wednesday night.

A 60-year-old woman was taken to Metro Hospital because she felt sick. A 90-year-old woman was also transported to Metro and is being treated for smoke inhalation.

The fire was contained to their apartment, which was on the second floor of a brick building in the 2500 block of East 46th Street

The fire started around 9 p.m. and was out less than an hour later.

Cleveland Fire Department spokesman Larry Gray said the cause of the fire is under investigation. He added that there were no working smoke alarms inside the apartment.

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