Akron firefighters are investigating the cause of a fire early Wednesday morning at a vacant house at 529 Blanche St. in the city's Sherbondy Hill neighborhood.

No injuries were reported, fire spokeswoman Lt. Sierjie Lash said.

Authorities were called to the scene at about 5 a.m. and took a defensive stance because of the severity of the fire, she said.


Akron fire working a fire in a vacant house along Blanche near Laurel. Heavy fire on arrival. No injuries. @AkronFiredept @fire_330 pic.twitter.com/OKxC84obmU


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