2 assisted living residents injured in Cleveland fire

2 assisted living residents injured in Cleveland fire
(Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Two residents at an assisted living facility on the city’s East side were injured in a fire Wednesday afternoon.

*Happening now. 1:30pm. Cleveland firefighters from the 5th Battalion are fighting fire and rescuing victims in an occupied assisted living facility. 4100 block E. 187

Posted by Cleveland Fire Fighters IAFF Local 93 on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Firefighters were called out to the home in the 4100 block of E. 187th Street around 1:30 p.m.

One resident suffered minor burns, the other smoke inhalation.

Some residents were forced to evacuate; however, some were able to safely shelter in place.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, but firefighters did say they were able to contain the blaze to one unit.

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