Man, 89, Identified in Fatal House Fire

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ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed an elderly man died in a house fire on Saturday morning.

He has since been identified as Robert Eynon, 89.

The Rocky River Fire Department said it was called to East Asplin Drive off of Hilliard Road around 3:45 a.m. Firefighters found heavy smoke and flames when they arrived and worked for 30-45 minutes to extinguish them.

Eynon was the only occupant of the two-story, single-family home, which is now destroyed.

The state fire marshal labeled the cause of the fire undetermined.