Elyria Township fire destroys home

Elyria Township fire destroys home

ELYRIA TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) - A fire in Elyria Township destroyed a home on Monday morning.

A Lorain County Deputy Sheriff saw the fire shortly after midnight on Monday while out on patrol. He entered the house through the garage. After yelling to see if anyone was inside and talking with neighbors, he determined that nobody was home.

By the time firefighters arrived on scene, they found the whole home was in flames. They were assisted by multiple nearby fire departments at the scene.

The deputy was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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