Smoke damages home


Damages estimated at nearly half a million dollars

By Sam Shriver - sshriver@limanews.com



American Township Fire Department respond to an house fire at 4208 Harvest Way around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday.  The fire is under investigation.     Richard Parrish | The Lima News

American Township Fire Department respond to an house fire at 4208 Harvest Way around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday. The fire is under investigation. Richard Parrish | The Lima News


LIMA — Heavy smoke from a basement fire caused an estimated $425,000 in damages to a home at 4208 Harvest Way in American Township.

Dispatch got the call at 12:10 p.m. Saturday, and when the first crews, arrived they found heavy smoke coming from a streetside window.

It appears the fire was accidental and may have started in a computer room in the basement of the home. The exact cause is under investigation, although they are leaning towards an electrical issue.

No one was hurt.

American Township received assistance from Shawnee and Lima Fire Departments.

American Township Fire Department respond to an house fire at 4208 Harvest Way around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday. The fire is under investigation. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2018/05/web1_House-Fire-RP-019.jpgAmerican Township Fire Department respond to an house fire at 4208 Harvest Way around 12:15 p.m. on Saturday. The fire is under investigation. Richard Parrish | The Lima News
Damages estimated at nearly half a million dollars

By Sam Shriver

sshriver@limanews.com

Reach Sam Shriver at 567-242-0409.

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