Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Wednesday, 7/10/2002

Wauseon man charged in fatal apartment fire

WAUSEON - Charges were filed yesterday in Fulton County Court here against a local man who's accused of starting an apartment building fire in downtown Wauseon that killed two people and left others homeless.

Frank Molina, 52, was charged with inducing panic, disorderly conduct, and criminal damaging stemming from the blaze at 4:30 a.m. June 28 blaze. No court date has been set.

Killed in the fire were Glen Rice, 81, and Cindra Weber, 45. More than a dozen other people were forced to flee the building.

Authorities said the blaze broke out after Mr. Molina, who was drunk at the time, tried to douse a grease fire with water. He was cooking fajitas.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Points of Interest