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Fire officials believe there are multiple ‘fatalities’ in Akron house fire


AKRON, Ohio -- The Akron Fire Department believes there are "fatalities" following a house fire early Monday morning.

Crews responded to the fire at 693 Fultz Street around 2:45 a.m.

Neighbors say a family lived in the home. Firefighters have not yet been able to enter the home due to the flames and heat, authorities say, so no bodies have been found and no deaths confirmed.

Firefighters believe the fire started at the front of the house. A cause isn't yet known.

Stay with Fox 8 and FOX8.com for updates on this developing story.