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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.

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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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