Family Of 5 Displaced This Week Following House Fire

  • 4/19/2017 12:10:10 PM
  • Tyler Warner
  • Local News

MT. GILEAD, OH – A family of 5 was displaced this week after their home at 6385 US Route 42 caught fire shortly before noon, Monday.

Morrow County 911 Supervisor, Keith Acker, said the 911 call came at 12:08 p.m. Monday as a passing motorist saw smoke.

The Mt. Gilead Fire Department was the first to respond and were on scene at 12:24. Iberia, Johnsville, Lexington and Big Walnut Fire Departments were called to assist. 

The American Red Cross was called to the scene to assist the family. 

According to Johnsville Fire Chief, Harlan Berrick, the home was ruled a total loss but the family was insured. 

No injuries were reported, and the fire remains under investigation. 

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