CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Two children were hospitalized on Thursday evening, after a fire broke out in a residence on the city’s East Side.
The children were at home alone when the fire started, and the mother has been arrested and charged with child endangering, according to Cleveland Police.
Crews were called to the 2400 block of East 36th Street just after 6 p.m. to provide aid, according to Cleveland Fire.
The children, ages 2 and 5, suffered smoke inhalation and were treated at MetroHealth hospital.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire, and the children have been turned over to a family member.