Newcomerstown fatal fire under investigation - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Newcomerstown fatal fire under investigation


Division of State Fire Marshal investigators are continuing their investigation of Monday's fatal fire in Newcomerstown.

Investigators say the fire started in one of the home's bedrooms but the cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

A 27-year-old female occupant and a 10-year-old male occupant of the home died as a result of the fire. Their names are not yet available.

The fire caused extensive damage to the home.

The home was equipped with a smoke alarm, but it had no battery.

The investigation is being conducted by the Division of State Fire Marshal, the Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office and the Newcomerstown Fire Department.



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