Family Displaced After House Fire

One Victim Hospitalized


Photo Credit: WHIO

Leo Nicholson, Editor-in-Chief

After a home caught fire on Cheri Lynn Drive in Clayton on Wednesday, March 10, one person has been hospitalized. This individual was trapped on the second floor during the fire. 

The Clayton Fire Department responded to reports of structure fire with an entrapment around 2:20 p.m. in the 6300 block of Cheri Lynn Drive, according to WHIO

Fire crews located the trapped victim on the second floor of the home and he was sent to the hospital, according to Clayton Fire Chief Brian Garver. After removing the victim, fire crews quickly extinguished the fire. 

Garver told News Center 7 that the fire started on the second floor and the cause is still under investigation. The victim is awake and talking to crews, although his current condition is unknown. Other than this victim, no other injuries were reported. 

Stillwater Church, a local church organization, is helping the family who are now displaced. You can help out by donating to this church fund and select “Watson House Fire Assistance”.