PORT CLINTON - A fire destroyed a large house yesterday at 1191 Tettau Rd., near State Rt. 2 in Ottawa County's Erie Township, the county sheriff's office said.
Occupants called 911 at 2:46 p.m. and escaped unhurt before first fire crews arrived, a dispatcher at the office said.
Seven fire departments extinguished the blaze by about 9:15 p.m. The house was a total loss, the dispatcher said.