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Coroner identifies man killed in Morrow house fire

Man dies, another taken to hospital following Morrow house fire
Published: Jun. 11, 2022 at 7:47 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 13, 2022 at 3:05 PM EDT
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MORROW, Ohio (WXIX) -The man who was killed in a house fire that took place in Morrow Saturday morning has been identified, according the Warren County Coroner’s Office.

An autopsy reveals that Charles Hartman, 66, as a result of a fire Shawhan Road.

Union Township Fire Chief Robert Napier says that the fire started around 3 a.m.

When firefighters arrived, they found out that a man in his 40s made it out of the house, but a man was still inside, Napier said.

Napier adds that the man who made it out was taken to the hospital for minor burns but then was released.

There was also a minor roof collapse, but no firefighters were inside when it happened.

Police have not identified the man who made it out of the house.

It is unclear as to what started the fire.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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