Fire destroys campers, shed on Allentown Road


American Township Fire, Spencerville Village Fire, and Shawnee Fire Department respond to a fire at 7044 Allentown Road around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The fire is under investigation. Richard Parrish / The Lima News

American Township Fire, Spencerville Village Fire, and Shawnee Fire Department respond to a fire at 7044 Allentown Road around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The fire is under investigation. Richard Parrish / The Lima News


LIMA — Firefighters from American Township, Shawnee Township, Spencerville and Delphos were called out just after 2:30 p.m. Friday on the report of a camper fire in the 7,000 block of Allentown Road.

According to Batallion Chief Matt Dillon with the American Township Fire Department, the property owner was burning a stump and it spread to two campers he was scrapping out. The fire then spread to a shed and a garage that was attached to a home.

Total damages were listed at $5,000.

No one was hurt fighting the fire.

American Township Fire, Spencerville Village Fire, and Shawnee Fire Department respond to a fire at 7044 Allentown Road around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The fire is under investigation. Richard Parrish / The Lima News
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2018/06/web1_Shed-Fire-RP-001.jpgAmerican Township Fire, Spencerville Village Fire, and Shawnee Fire Department respond to a fire at 7044 Allentown Road around 2:30 p.m. on Friday. The fire is under investigation. Richard Parrish / The Lima News

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