Cigarette Being Blamed for Possible Structure Fire
By: Sheila McCrea - Wednesday, September 16, 2020

EDGERTON, OH - Fire officials say a carelessly discarded cigarette may have sparked a fire that forced the evacuation of an entire apartment complex.

Multiple fire crews responded to a structure fire in Edgerton located at on North West Street. The Edgerton Fire Department received mutual aid from departments from Bryan and Butler.

Before firefighters arrived, officers with the Edgerton Police Department cleared out all the residents from the burning building.

No one was hurt. The incident remains under investigation.


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