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3 killed in Geauga County house fire

Three people died Saturday morning in a house fire in Geauga County.
Updated: Jun. 5, 2021 at 10:02 AM EDT
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HUNTSBURG, Ohio (WOIO) - Three people died Saturday morning in a house fire in Geauga County.

The fatal fire occurred at a home on Clay Street in Huntsburg.

Six people were in the home when the fire broke out, the fire department said.

Lt. Ben Reed of Middlefield Fire Department told 19 News the deceased victims are two adults and one juvenile.

The parents and one child escaped and were taken to the hospital, he said.

Lt. Reed said the Middlefield Fire Department responded to the blaze around 7:10 a.m. Saturday. The Ohio Fire Marshall, Geauga County Fire Investigation Unit and Geauga County Sheriff’s Office also responded.

“First thing in the morning, these people are jumping out of their beds and coming here. There are a lot of volunteers. It’s definitely not a normal day for anybody,” Lt. Reed said.

“It isn’t something that we want to look forward to, it’s part of the job,” Lt. Reed added.

This is a developing story. Return to 19 News for updates.

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