CHESAPEAKE, Ohio (WSAZ) – A woman suffered minor smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in her house in Chesapeake, Ohio, Wednesday afternoon.
Firefighters were called to the 600 block of Pemberton Avenue just after 1:30 p.m.
The woman told WSAZ.com that she and her mom were home when the fire started. She said that just a few seconds after smelling smoke, she noticed the fire. She then tried to put out the fire, but the fire extinguisher didn’t work.
Firefighters treated her for smoke inhalation at the scene.
Chief Ed Webb with the Chesapeake/Union Township Volunteer Fire Department tells WSAZ.com that the fire appears to have started in a mattress in a second floor bedroom.
It appears the fire was contained to the second floor of the house. The first floor had significant water damage.
Firefighters were able to put out the fire in about 15-20 minutes.
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