Weather Alert

Child Loses Life in Akron House Fire

AKRON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – The State Fire Marshal’s Office is assisting in the investigation of a fire in Akron that killed a little girl on Tuesday.

8-year-old Roniah Bartee was pulled from the house by a city firefighter who suffered burns in the attempt.

Bartee died at the hospital.

Everyone else got out OK.

That fire on 18th Street SW in the Kenmore area.

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