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Akron school closed after crews respond to group home fire

AKRON, Ohio — Firefighters are at the scene of a fire at a group home in Akron.

The fire broke out Wednesday morning.

Copley Road is blocked off in the area.

Firefighters say five people lived in the home. One person suffered smoke inhalation.

As a result of the fire and closure, Akron Public Schools closed Buchtel CLC temporarily for Wednesday.