Akron garage fire displaces family of 6

Akron garage fire displaces family of 6

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - The Red Cross is helping six people Monday after a fire destroyed their garage and damaged their house.

It happened just before 10 a.m. in the 1200 block of Vane Avenue.

When Akron firefighters arrived at the home, they said there was heavy smoke showing and the garage was engulfed in flames.

Firefighters said they were first told the residents were trapped inside, but all residents had evacuated safely.

The cause remains under investigation.

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