WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Fire drove a family of four from their Madison Township home early Wednesday morning. The blaze broke out at 4:30 am 728 Fairfax Avenue, causing damage extensive enough to possibly be a total loss. }}" />

   
 
 
Fire Destroys Madison Township Family's Home

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 9/18/2013Fire drove a family of four from their Madison Township home early Wednesday morning. The blaze broke-out at 4:30 am 728 Fairfax Avenue, causing damage extensive enough to possibly be a total loss. Fire Chief Dave Kissel has not determined how the fire started or where, but says the living room and front half of the one-story house was heavily damaged by flames. The rest of the house was damaged by smoke. Kissel does not believe the fire is suspicious in origin. The family of a husband, wife, and two young children was sleeping, awoke to popping and crackling sounds, and escaped unharmed. They're being assisted by the Red Cross. Chief Kissel does not plan to call the state fire marshal to help investigate, unless his fire inspectors are unable to determine the case. He thanks the Mansfield, Mifflin Township, and Franklin Township Fire Departments for helping put out the blaze quickly.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Madison School Board approves increase in lunch prices as well as repairs for high school roof. Full Story
Image1 A 5K in our backyard takes place this weekend to benefit a local family. Full Story
 
Image1 Two local universities formalize a long-standing partnership to prepare students for nursing careers. Full Story
Image1 Mansfield firefighters are spending some time around Central Park with boots in their hands. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Mansfield Firefighters Hold Boot Drive For MDA

Former teacher gets probation for sex charges

Mansfield Schools Open For New Year

Armed Robber Hits Park Avenue East Gas Station

Eastview Elementary Parents Club Reports $10,000 Theft

Mansfield man arrested for robbery and abduction

State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash Near Bellville

Bucyrus Native Rides Bike From Alaska For Reunion

Mansfield man will be sentenced in shooting case

Richland Co. Dog License Fee Increases Next Year

Kidnapping suspects indicted by Richland County Grand Jury

Avita Health System Opens First Phase In Ontario

Ribbon Cut For Buckeye Village Apartments

Local ALS Patient Thrilled With Ice Bucket Challenge

More News