Arson Ruled Out in Deadly Athens County Fire

ATHENS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Arson has been ruled out in that fire near Athens on Thanksgiving Day that killed a family of five.

The damage was so thorough that the cause may never be known, but the State Fire Marshal is continuing to investigate.

Hoarding may have been a factor in the fire.

Two children were among the five killed.

One person survived.