Officials: 1 person dies in northeast Ohio house fire

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead following a fire at a home in northeast Ohio.

The blaze broke out in Bay Village around 7 p.m. Thursday and officials say fire was showing from the house when they arrived. It took firefighters about 45 minutes to control the blaze.

Fire officials say one man was able to escape the smoke and flames, but one person was found dead in the living room.

Authorities didn’t immediately identify the victim.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.