Elderly man killed in West Park fire; woman hospitalized after jumping from second story window


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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) - Cleveland fire reports one person died in a house fire Monday in Cleveland.

The fire broke out in the 3400 block of Doris Road around 9 a.m.

A search and rescue operation was not able to save the person trapped in the home.

Cleveland fire say another person has been transported to the hospital. She jumped from a second floor window, according to Cleveland Fire.

She is expected to be okay.

FOX 8 has learned both people are over the age of 65.

A firefighter was also treated for a shoulder injury.

Cleveland Fire Public Information Officer Mike Norman says the home was extremely cluttered, which made it hard to rescue the victim and fight the fire.

Fire investigators do not know how the fire started but believe it was likely accidental.

Stay with FOX 8 for more as this story develops.

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