5 children, 2 adults displaced after Akron fire

5 children, 2 adults displaced after Akron fire
City of Charleston fire department respond to kitchen fire at popular downtown restaurant on East Bay St. (Source: Live 5 News)

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - 5 children and 2 adults were displaced by a fire that took place Sunday night in Akron.

The fire took place on the 100 block of Maple Street, crews responded just before 9 p.m.

According to the report, the fire started in a bedroom on the second floor, which spread to the first and second floor ceilings.

The Red Cross was notified and also responded to the scene.

Crews were designated to remove or cover Christmas presents found inside the home.

The children were all between 4 and 13 years old.

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