PARMA HEIGHTS, OHIO - Parma Heights Fire officials say the fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Camelot Apartments on Stumph Road. It started in a fourth-floor unit and quickly spread to 70 other units.
A 75-year-old woman died in the apartment where the fire started. Witnesses say at least one person attempted to rescue her. No other injuries were reported.
The American Red Cross is assisting those unable to return to their homes. Fire officials from Parma, Independence, Middleburg Heights, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Seven Hills, North Royalton, Strongsville, and Berea were called in to assist.