LIMA — The tenants of an old house on North Baxter Street escaped a fire without injury Wednesday evening.
The fire at 731 N. Baxter St. was reported at 8:27 p.m. Itstarted in the attic and caused some damage to the second floor of the house, said Cpt. Jeffrey Thompson of the Lima Fire Department.
The 93-year-old house is owned by Lima Rentals. The cause remains under investigation, but firefighters reported nothing suspicious. A damage estimate was not available, Thompson said.