MEDINA, Ohio – An 18-year-old man was killed in an early morning apartment fire in Medina.
Emergency crews were called to Springbrook Drive around 3:15 a.m. Thursday for a report of an explosion.
An 18-year-old, who was confined to a wheelchair, was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials at the scene said the teen was autistic.
His parents were badly burned. They were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in critical condition.
The apartment building was completely destroyed. About 20 residents are now displaced.