Fire destroys home near Wattsburg

Local News

Wattsburg firefighters responded to a fully involved house on fire in the 15 thousand block of Casler Road, which is about a mile off Route 8 near Wattsburg, just after 7:30 Sunday night.

The fire chief says the family of five was able to make it out safely from the home.

However he says the house is a complete loss.

Norman Martin, Wattsburg Fire Chief, says, “The residents were here at the house working in the garage when his daughter came out, told her father that there was fire in the house. When they went into the kitchen, the kitchen was fully involved, blowing out the windows in the back.”

Fire crews are still investigating.

Martin says around seven different departments including Union City with a ladder truck assisted on the fire.

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