Cassandra “Cassie” Bateman, 37, and older men Gerald “Jerry” Bateman and Donald Malinowski, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office and fire marshals office.
The incident reportedly took place just after 6:30 p.m. with neighbors saying they heard a loud explosion on East 81st Street.
Upon arrival, all firefighters found left of the house was debris, with flames reportedly spreading to the homes on either side
The reason for the explosion is still not known at this time, officials said Monday. An investigation is ongoing.