Person found dead after Avondale house fire

Person found dead after Avondale house fire
(FOX19 NOW)

AVONDALE, OH (FOX19) - Firefighters, homicide investigators and arson investigators were on the scene of a fire Sunday morning.

It happened on Merzen Court around 6:30 a.m.

Fire officials arrived to find a flames coming from the second floor of the two-family home. The fire was brought under control within five minutes.

During a search, one victim was found dead on the second floor, in the vicinity of the fire.

No one else was home at the time of the fire.

No word on a cause of death or what started the fire.

Investigators said there were not working smoke detectors in the building.

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