Fire severely damages home north of St. Paris

UPDATE @ 12:10 p.m.: 

A couple was able to safely evacuate their home after a fire broke out Friday morning.

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The home on North Heck Hill Road suffered extensive damage in the blaze, according to our crew on the scene.

There have been no immediate reports of injuries.

Crews are blocking North Heck Hill Road near Millerstown-Eris Road to battle the blaze.

We’ll update this page as we learn more.


Fire crews have reported heavy smoke and flames coming from a house on North Heck Hill Road, north of St. Paris in Champaign County Friday morning.

Several fire crews were dispatched to the house in the 2500 block of North Heck Hill Road, near Millerstown-Eris Road, after the fire was reported around 11:10 a.m.

It was not immediately known if the structure is believed to be occupied or vacant.

Initial reports indicate fire crews are fighting the fire defensively.

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this page as we learn more.

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