OTTAWA - Shortly after 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, area firefighters responded to a residential fire call at 807 East Eleventh Street in Ottawa. Officers with the Ottawa Police Department helped clear the home of people and pets, then, as smoke billowed from the home's roof-line, first responders from the Ottawa, Glandorf, and Leipsic Fire Departments went to work, quickly extinguishing the fire. Also responding to the scene were members of the Putnam County EMS and Putnam County Red Cross. (Putnam Sentinel/Steven Coburn-Griffis)