House destroyed, man injured in Vaughnsville fire
Thursday, October 17, 2013 4:28 AM
VAUGHNSVILLE - Four fire departments responded to a house fire Wednesday night that resulted in injuries to one of the occupants.
A Vaughnsville man was taken by St. Vincent's life flight to St. Vincent's Hospital in Toledo for burns he received in a Wednesday night fire. (Putnam Sentinel/Nancy Kline
At 7:29 p.m. the Putnam County Sheriff's Office received several 911 calls about a fully-engulfed structure fire in the area of 147 Main St, Vaughnsville. The resident of the home was at the house during the fire and suffered burns to his hands and face. He was transported by St. Vincent's life flight to St. Vincent's Hospital in Toledo. There is no update available on his condition at this time.
The three children that live in the home were not there at the time of the fire. The house is a total loss.
Responding to the scene was Kalida Fire Department and EMS, Columbus Grove Fire Department and EMS, Ft. Jennings Fire Department, American Township Fire Department, St. Vincent's Life Flight and the Putnam County Chapter of the Red Cross.
Donations to assist the family are being accepted by the Sugar Creek Athletic Association. You can drop clothing & shoes off at 304 W. Cross Street in Vaughnsville. Those wishing to help can also mail cash donations or gift cards to SCAA, PO Box 69, Vaughnsville, OH 45893.
Clothes donations will be accepted. The sizes are 10/12 girls, 12/14 boys, 16 girls and Size 6 women. Shoe sizes are 2 girls, 4 1/2 boys and 5 girls. Gift cards to stores, fast food and gas cards are appreciated as well.