Tue., 8:45pm: UPDATE-5 five injured, two seriously in Warren fire

WARREN — Five people have been taken to local hospitals and two later flown to the Akron Children’s Hospital burn unit, the result of an apartment fire on Stewart Circle N.W.

When firefighters arrived around 7 p.m. flames were shooting from one of the units and a man was helping a woman escape.

EMTs from Med-Star Ambulance, and the Howland, Warren Township and Champion fire departments responded.

Stewart Circle is located near Parkman Road and Dexel, off Parkwood Street.

Complete coverage will appear in Wednesday’s Tribune Chronicle print edition.