Sun. Feb 5th, 2023

WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – A female has died subsequent a fire at an apartment advanced in Warren.

In accordance to the Warren Hearth Department, the fire occurred at the Garfield Manor Apartments at 259 Perkinswood Blvd. NE.

A put up on Warren Skilled Fireplace Fighters Regional 204’s Facebook webpage suggests the fire contact arrived in at 12:37 a.m. Crews arrived to come across heavy smoke on the third flooring, in which the fire started.

Firefighters quickly introduced the hearth underneath regulate, in accordance to the post.

Warren Hearth Lt. Jeremy Rodgers mentioned they pulled a female in her 60s from a single of the apartments, and that female passed away at the clinic. The id of the victim hasn’t been released nevertheless.

Hearth damage was contained to the woman’s condominium, but other folks on her floor were broken by smoke. The condominium beneath gained drinking water injury.

“We did a research and rescue of occupants that had been nonetheless in the setting up. Received to the fireplace condominium, the condominium that was included in the fireplace, extinguished the fire and found one particular occupant. Took her out of the making and Medstar labored on her for a whilst till she was pronounced dead at the hospital,” reported Warren Hearth Asst. Main Invoice Monrean.

At this time, the lead to of the hearth is less than investigation, but Rogers said it appears to have commenced in the kitchen place of the victim’s third-ground apartment.

It is not believed to be suspicious, but fireplace officers continue on to examine the bring about.

Brandon Jaces contributed to this report.