One man dead after NE Columbus house fire


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Firefighters said a man has died after a house fire Sunday evening.

Columbus firefighters were called out just after 8pm Sunday to a house fire at Ashridge Street on the city’s northeast side. A neighbor pulled a man from the home before firefighters arrived.

The victim, identified as Donald Stewart, 58, was taken to OSU Wexner Medical Center in cardiac arrest, according to Battalion Chief Steve Martin. Steward was pronounced dead just after 9pm.

The fire has been contained, and crews continue to investigate the scene.

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