One dead in Sheffield Lake apartment fire
SHEFFIELD LAKE, OH – One person is dead after an afternoon apartment fire in Sheffield Lake.
Firefighters were called out to the apartment building shortly before 3:30 p.m. The fire itself was contained to just one apartment, and was extinguished quickly, but the man who lived there, 69-year-old Richard Daul, died in the fire.
The Lorain County Coroner says Daul died from burns and smoke inhalation.
Investigators have not determined a cause of the fire yet.