One dead in fire in West Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - One person has died following a fire at a home on Hallgate Ave. in Toledo early Friday. The Toledo Fire Department arrived at the home just before 6 AM and immediately entered when they learned an elderly woman might still be inside.

Firefighters were able to locate the woman at the back of the home and pull her out but she had already died before crews were able to get to her.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation but Pvt. Sterling Rahe with the Toledo Fire Department says they don't believe it was suspicious. They have not yet released the name of the victim.