BEDFORD, Ohio – One person was killed, and a child is in critical condition following an apartment fire at the Center Park Apartments.
Firefighters were called to the building at 216 Center Road on a report of smoke in the building around 10:45 p.m. Friday.
Firefighters found two victims. A 2-year-old child was flown to a hospital in Toledo.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified the deceased as 49-year-old Gregory Jones.
The fire was contained to a single apartment.
The State Fire Marshal is investigating, but Bedford Fire Chief Davy Nagy tells FOX 8 he believes the fire is accidental.
Chief Nagy reports the home did have working smoke detectors.
Maple Heights, Bedford Heights, Oakwood, Garfield Heights, North Randall, Valley View and Northfield Village assisted.