Family searching for answers after Akron fire kills couple, 5 kids

Firefighters investigate the remains of a burned home in Akron Ohio on Monday

Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker didn't say how numerous dead are children or adults. The family dog also was killed.

Cell phone video taken by a neighbor shows why the family of seven inside this home on Fultz Avenue in Akron didn't have a chance.

The Akron fire chief would not say how numerous dead in Monday's fire were adults or children, but news outlets reported it was two adults and five children.

Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker said his investigators are still working to determine what caused the fire, which broke out shortly before 3am on Monday.

'My deepest sympathies and prayers are with the family and loved ones of those who perished, and we pray for strength and healing in the hard days to come, ' Mayor Dan Horrigan said of the fire. A mother, father and five children. "I practically raised him", Tony Huggins said. "'We will see to it that the victims" families are supported in this time of great sorrow and need'. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.

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Crews responding to the site around 3 a.m. found a house in flames. They say it is too early to say whether it is related to a deadly, unsolved arson that happened the street about a year ago.

Citing information provided by the Akron City School District, Cleveland media has reported the names of those killed in the fire as adults Dennis Huggins and Angela Boggs, and Cameron Huggins, 1, Alivia Huggins, 3, Kylle Huggins, 5, Daisia Huggins, 6, and Jered Boggs, 14.

Relatives describe the couple has soft-spoken, gentle and all about family.

"My family, the Akron Fire Department, and the entire Akron community, are profoundly saddened by this devastating incident and this tragic loss of life", Horrigan's statement says.

A GoFundMe account has been posted for the funeral expenses.

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