Man hurt after jumping from window in Harrison Township fire

Local News

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – One man was injured after officials say he jumped from the third floor of a building that was on fire in Harrison Township early Monday morning.

Crews were called to Cromwell Place near Bennington Drive at around 2 am.

When firefighters got to the scene, heavy flames were shooting from the second floor of the three story building.

  • Harrison Township Fire
  • Harrison Township Fire
  • Harrison Township Fire
  • Harrison Township Fire
  • Harrison Township Fire
  • Harrison Township Fire

Investigators are trying to figure out whether there were working smoke detectors in the building, but say they’re a crucial tool to keep up to date.

“It’s always important,” Mark Lynch, Harrison Township Fire Chief, said. “Twice a year, change your batteries whenever the time clocks change in the fall and in the spring.”

An investigator has been called to determine the cause of the fire.

While the building is not considered a total loss, at least $150,000 in damage was done by the fire.

Grab the FREE WDTN News App for iPhone or Android. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.

news-app-download-apple-350x50 news-app-download-android-350x50

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for all the latest news, weather and sports.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Back to School Stories

More Back to School
Tornado Recovery

Latest Video on WDTN.com

More Latest Video

Only on WDTN.com | Phil Wiedenheft

More profile-65422

Trending Stories

Interactive Radar

More As Seen on 2 NEWS