Thu., 8:49am: Geauga man dies in fire
RUSSELL TOWNSHIP – Authorities in northeast Ohio say a man has been killed in a house fire.
The Geauga County coroner’s office confirmed the death of the man in the blaze Wednesday in Russell Township, east of Cleveland. His name hasn’t been released.
Geauga County sheriff’s Lt. John Hiscox said several departments responded to fight the fire and contained it to two rooms. The dead man was found in a bedroom.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.