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Posted on: October 14, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Central Avenue Fire, October 14, 2021

Good morning:

At approximately 12:20 AM the Athens Fire Department was dispatched for a structure fire at 60 Central Ave.  Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke on all floors of the structure, with fire on all floors, spreading to the attic area.

Firefighters brought the fire under control.  The occupants made it out of the home safely.  Damages are estimated at $90,000.  The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

The Athens Fire Department would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance:

Athens County 911

Athens Police Department

Athens County EMS

The Plains VFD

Richland Area VFD

American Red Cross


Thank you,

Chief Robert J. Rymer

Athens Fire Department

61 Columbus Rd.

Athens, OH 45701

Wk:  (740)592-3301

Cell: (740)517-0234                                


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