Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Police & Fire

South Toledo house fire leaves family homeless

A family was left homeless Monday when a fire of apparent accidental origin damaged their South Toledo home.

Four people had escaped unhurt by the time fire crews arrived about 3:05 a.m. at 564 South Ave. and saw smoke and flames coming from the two-story, wood frame house, according to the Toledo Fire Department.

Firefighters had the blaze under control by 3:46 a.m. The American Red Cross assisted the family with accommodations, firefighters said.

A preliminary probe indicated the fire started accidentally, but arson investigators were called to ensure the ruling was correct, fire Lt. Mike Armstrong said. A fire damage estimate was unavailable.

The county auditor’s Web site lists Harold Kohler as the house’s owner. It was built in 1902.

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2018 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…