Man dies in Akron house fire

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AKRON, Ohio (WJW) — One person died after in a fire in Akron Thursday morning.

According to the Akron Fire Department, it happened at a two-story home in the 1200 block of Sevilla Avenue.

When crews arrived at just after 3 a.m., there were flames showing from the rear of the house. Firefighters had to force their way in. Fire was also in the attic.

A man was taken to the hospital, but died. He has not yet been identified.

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