4-year-old girl killed in Cleveland area apartment building fire

The victim lived in a basement apartment with her family.

BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) – A fire at a suburban Cleveland apartment complex has killed a 4-year-old girl, injured six others and displaced dozens of residents.

Brunswick, Ohio leaders say the fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Monday.

Nick Solar, a spokesman for the city of Brunswick, said 24 apartments were affected. Local churches were helping more than 50 people displaced by the blaze.

The girl who died, lived with her family in a basement unit. Investigators haven’t determined a cause or location where the fire started.

Firefighters from Brunswick, Medina and Strongsville fought the blaze.

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