Cleveland Division of Fire issues warning to public after extinguishing flames in occupied apartment

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — The Cleveland Division of Fire issued a warning Thursday after extinguishing the flames in an occupied apartment building.

In a tweet, the department says crews were able to quickly extinguish the fire in the 16100 block of Lake Shore Boulevard and no injuries were reported.

After an investigation, they say they determined the fire was started by accident, then issued this warning: ‘Keep lighters and matches out of children’s reach.’

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