Fire destroys Darke County home

Staff Report

January 30, 2014

DARKE COUNTY - Fire crews battled a two-alarm house fire at 3114 Weavers Fort Jefferson Road Thursday evening.

When firefighters arrived approximately 6 p.m. flames engulfed a rear addition of the two-story home. Occupants in the residence were evacuated before the section collapsed to the ground.

The cause of the blaze if under investigation. The home suffered extensive fire, smoke and water damage throughout the structure. The Darke County Red Cross was called in to assistant the home owners.

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