Six fire departments including Bluffton with their aerial truck were called early this morning to a house fire near Columbus Grove. (Putnam Sentinel/Crystal Dunlap)
Six fire departments including Bluffton with their aerial truck were called early this morning to a house fire near Columbus Grove. (Putnam Sentinel/Crystal Dunlap)
COLUMBUS GROVE - Six fire departments were called the scene of a house fire early Thursday morning.
At 5:03 a.m. Thursday, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a resident at 7736 Road P claiming their house was on fire.

The caller stated there was heavy smoke coming from the upstairs of the two-story residence. All occupants of the home were able to escape quickly and safely.
Columbus Grove Fire Department responded as the primary department. They were provided with mutual aid from Ottawa, Pandora, Glandorf, Gilboa, and Bluffton Fire Departments. Also assisting at the scene were Putnam County and Pandora EMS, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, American Electric Power and the Putnam County Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Units were still on the scene at 7:46 a.m. this morning. The cause is still under investigation. The total damage estimate has not been determined at this time. There were no injuries.