AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The Summit County Medical Examiner said a 73-year-old Akron man died in a fire early Sunday.
Richard Johnson was trapped inside a home in the 1000 block of Hancock Avenue.
Firefighters were called to the scene around 2 a.m.
When they arrived, firefighters witnessed heavy smoke and flames, according to a release.
EMS transported a second victim to the hospital.
That person’s name and condition have note been released.
Firefighters said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.