2-year-old girl dead, 10 injured in aftermath of tragic Geauga County blaze

2-year-old girl dead, 10 injured in aftermath of tragic Geauga County blaze

MIDDLEFIELD, OH (WOIO) - A tragic scene unfolded in Geauga County late Wednesday night as multiple victims, including children, were flown via Life-Flight to area hospitals following a house fire.

2-year-old dead, 10 injured in aftermath of tragic Geauga County blaze

Ten people were injured, and a 2-year-old girl died in the fire.

The victims are being treated at UH Geauga Medical Center and MetroHealth hospital.

According to the Geauga County Sheriff’s Office, the fire broke out at 17225 Peters Road at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Victims were also rushed by ambulance to surrounding hospitals.

The cause of the fire, and the extent of the victims' injuries are unknown at this time.

Middlefield firefighters are working the scene now.

State fire marshals are investigating.

Return to Cleveland 19 for updates on this developing story.

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