Fires Erupt on Cleveland’s East, West Side; Injuries Reported

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CLEVELAND — Two people were taken to the hospital on Monday morning following a house fire on Cleveland’s east side, and commercial building on the west side suffered significant damage when flames erupted there.

The east side fire started before 3:30 a.m. in the 3400 block of East 149th Street.

According to a Cleveland EMS supervisor, one female was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

A second patient, said to be in stable condition, was transported to UH as well.

The ages of the victims and other details about the fire were not available at the time of this report.

The west side fire began around 4 a.m. at West 98th and Lorain.

Fox 8 Traffic Reporter Patty Harken flew over the scene in SkyFOX and reported the intersection was closed as of 6 a.m. as crews doused the building with water.

At that point it appeared the flames had been extinguished.

A Cleveland EMS supervisor said crews were not required at the west side fire.

Other details were not released.

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