Elderly Man Killed in House Fire

Warrensville Heights, OH - An investigation is underway after a house fire claims the life of an 85-year-old man.

The fire broke out around 9AM on Meadowlark Road in Warrensville Heights.

Firefighters say it appears the victim - Dudley Stewart - was trying to escape the house but could not make it.

Stewart lived in the home with his daughter - who was at work at the time.

The house is a total loss - no word on what sparked the blaze.