Huber Heights business shuts down; Employees are looking for last paychecks

Management with Ohio Home Health Care, on Nebraska Avenue, apparently left a note on the door announce that the business was closing for good Friday. 

Three women who said they worked for the business nearly four years admitted they were not totally surprised to the note, which read that operations were ceasing "due to the fire and not being able to collect insurance payments already provided." 

Ohio Home Health Care and several other businesses were damaged in a fire last June. Three people escaped from the business, one of nine located in a cluster of small businesses on Nebraska Avenue. At the time of the fire, the chief said the cause was under investigation. 

>> RELATED: Fire hits commercial building in Huber Heights

One of the women, who asked to remain anonymous, told News Center 7's Monica Castro on Friday night that management said they were out of funds. 

Attempts to reach company officials for comment were unsuccessful. 

According to the women, the company employed 10 women in all to provide care for an estimated 75 patients. 

"We're nurses, do therapy, home help aides to clients in their homes to prevent them from going into hospitals," one of the women said. 

The three women, who said they have found new jobs, said employment services officials told them they were not eligible for unemployment benefits because Ohio Home Health Care apparently did not file the appropriate paperwork.

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