COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Firefighters are investigating a deadly fire in east Columbus.
Just before 4:30 a.m., Wednesday, a fire was reported at an apartment building in the 700 block of S. James Road.
When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found a working fire and began to contain the flames.
During a search of the residence, a person was found inside the apartment. The male victim was taken to an area hospital in critical condition where he later died.
A cause of the fire has not been released.