GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - Crews were unsuccessful in pulling a man from his burning home Tuesday morning in Garfield Heights. Gregory C. Matthei later died at the hospital.
Firefighters were called to 9620 Garfield Blvd. around 1:25 a.m.
Police knew the 68-year-old was on the second floor, but could not reach him due to heavy smoke.
Matthei was pronounced dead at Marymount Hospital.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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