Elderly man killed in electrical house fire on Cleveland’s East Side

Published: Nov. 22, 2022 at 9:33 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Fire confirmed the flames that engulfed a home on the city’s East Side on Nov. 22 took the life of the elderly man who lived there.

The house on East 143rd Street, south of Aspinwall, caught fire in the evening hours.

Cleveland Fire reported the death at 9:20 p.m.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

No firefighters were hurt while battling the blaze, according to Cleveland Fire, which took about 20 minutes to extinguish.

Lt. Mike Norman said the cause was determined to be accidental and an electrical fire.

House fire on Cleveland’s East Side turns deadly
House fire on Cleveland’s East Side turns deadly(Cleveland Fire)
House fire on Cleveland’s East Side turns deadly
House fire on Cleveland’s East Side turns deadly(Cleveland Fire)

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