Dad burned in deadly Medina apartment fire released from hospital

Dad burned in deadly Medina apartment fire released from hospital

MEDINA, OH (WOIO) - The dad injured in a Medina apartment fire and explosion has been released from MetroHealth Medical Center.

Robert Drake's wife Sheila and their 18-year-old son Jacob were killed in the fire. Robert was seriously injured trying to rescue Jacob, who had cerebral palsy. Five other residents received minor injuries.

The fire happened on Feb. 9 in the Medina Village Apartments.

Investigators say the cause was related to a natural gas leak in the building.

If you would still like to help, there is a GoFundMe account set up to donate directly to the Drake family.

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