ELYRIA, Ohio (WJW) – A man has died after a fire at an Elyria apartment late Sunday night.
Elyria Firefighters were called to a structure fire on Oriole Court around 11:15 p.m., according to a press release from the Elyria Fire Department.
When crews arrived, they found a man who had died near the front door of the apartment. Firefighters said they were able to get the fire under control quickly.
The victim, a man in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Elyria Fire Department later identified him as James Rodgers.
The apartment has extensive damage due to the fire, but there were no other injuries reported.
The fire is currently under investigation.