Officials identify couple killed in Westlake house fire

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WESTLAKE, Ohio -- Two people have died after a house fire in Westlake early this morning.

Westlake firefighters were called to the house at 1811 Clague Road just after 4 a.m. after police noticed smoke coming from inside.

Firefighters pulled a man and woman out of the burning house.

They have been identified as Diana Rego, 46, and Christopher Nakel, 56.

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

Crews from North Olmsted, Avon, Bay Village, Fairview Park, Lakewood and Rocky River fire departments assisted at the scene.


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