Man dies in Middletown apartment fire

Source: WLWT

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (WLWT) — A 59-year-old man is dead following an apartment fire in Middletown, officials said.

The fire happened around 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Vanderveer Street.

Authorities said that the man was removed from the apartment, and taken to Atrium Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

His name has not been released.

Officials estimate the fire also caused $25,000 in damages. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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