Man dies, woman escapes Ohio house fire

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ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities in northeast Ohio say a man died in a house fire and a woman was injured jumping out of a second-floor window to escape.

The (Canton) Repository (http://bit.ly/TbAV21 ) reports that firefighters responded to the blaze in Alliance at about 3:30 a.m. Monday.

The body of the man was found by firefighters on the second floor during a search of the house. The woman who jumped from a window was taken to a hospital. No names have been released.

The cause is under investigation.

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Information from: The Repository, http://www.cantonrep.com