PAINESVILLE, Ohio (WJW) – The Ohio State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating the cause of a deadly apartment fire in Painesville.
Firefighters responded to a call about a toxic odor Tuesday around 10:30 a.m. at an apartment on E. South St.
Firefighters found evidence of an apartment fire that had smothered itself out.
According to a press release, firefighters found a deceased male inside the apartment.
The Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office and Painesville township’s Arson K-9, along with Painesville police assisted at the scene.
The name of the deceased has not been released.