AKRON, Ohio– Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan will be offering free smoke detectors to residents following a house fire on Monday that killed seven people.
The fire department responded to a house on Fultz Street just before 3 a.m. Monday. The blaze killed two adults and five children. The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office has not identified the deceased and the cause of the fire is still under investigation.
It is not known if there were working fire alarms in the home.
The mayor’s office said it will have a limited number of free smoke alarms at a town hall Tuesday evening. The event starts at 6 p.m. at Innes Community Learning Center on East Avenue.
Akron City Councilwoman Tara Mosley-Samples will also have smoke detectors available to Ward 5 residents during a meeting Thursday at 6 p.m. at the East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation.
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