Woman rescued during fire inside 150-year-old home in Medina County

A woman was rescued from a fire inside of a 150-year-old house in Montville on Saturday.
A woman was rescued from a fire inside of a 150-year-old house in Montville on Saturday.(Source: Medina Fire Department)
Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 2:44 PM EDT
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MONTVILLE, Ohio (WOIO) - A woman was rescued from a fire inside of a 150-year-old house in Montville on Saturday, according to Medina Fire Department officials.

Fire crews arrived at the blazing home, located on Wooster Pike at 6:22 a.m. on July 30, according to a department Facebook post.

At 6:22am, Medina Fire Department was dispatched to a residential structure fire on Wooster Pike in Montville Township....

Posted by Medina Fire Dept on Saturday, July 30, 2022

The main portion of the fire was extinguished quickly but crews stayed at the scene for several more hours to make sure all other potential fires in the home were extinguished, the post said.

The woman rescued from the home was treated on scene for smoke inhalation and transported to the Medina Hospital where she is expected to make a full recovery, the post said.

Officials said the home is approximately 150 years old, and the fire caused extensive damage to the first and second floors.

The Lafayette Township Fire Department, Sharon Township Fire Department and Seville-Guilford Fire Department assisted the Medina Fire Department with extinguishing the fire, officials said.

This story is ongoing and will be updated as more details are released.

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