Fire Fighters Responding To House Fire In Washington Co.

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One man is sent to the hospital after his house catches fire and now a family of six is left with a damaged home for the holidays.

Three volunteer fire departments put out a Vincent house fire in 20 minutes.

Six live in the Tick Ridge Road home, owned by John and April Bettinger, but the Barlow Volunteer Fire Department are still sorting out all the details. They say one man made it out of the house but did get burns on his feet.

"Arrived on scene, all occupants were out of the house, there was one injury they were transported to the local hospital by Little Hocking squad, the two other departments supplied us with water and man power and quickly knocked out the fire in a back laundry room in the hall way," explains Barlow Asst. Fire Chief, Greg Fisher.

They do say the house is not a entire loss but there is a lot of smoke and water damage.

Barlow, Dunham, Wesley all helped to put out the fire. Red Cross has been notified to help the family.


Fire fighters are responding to a house fire in Washington Co.

According to the Washington Co. Sheriff's Office, the fire 2348 Tick Ridge Rd.

The Sheriff's Office says initial reports indicate foul play is not expected & the fire started around a dryer.

The Ohio State Fire Marshal is investigating.

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