UPDATE: 2 Firefighters, Resident Need Treatment After Canton House Fire, Now Back Home
CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – It could have been a major tragedy.
As it was, three people including two Canton firefighters were treated at the hospital from a fire in the 900 block of Smith Avenue SW on Wednesday morning.
The firefighters suffered heat exhaustion.
The resident who was rescued from the burning home was one of six people in the house.
The resident had smoke inhalation.
Four of the six residents were rescued from the roof by a neighbor using his ladder.
Two dogs did perish in the fire.
Damage is estimated at $24,000.
The Fire Prevention Bureau is investigating.
UPDATE: The Canton Fire Department tells WHBC News there were not four but six people inside the house fire on Smith Avenue this morning. One civilian and two firefighters were transported to the hospital. Two dogs were killed in the fire. More on this story later on @1480whbc pic.twitter.com/GWJpvaWS1i
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