One Injured in Mill Township Blaze

Mary Alice Reporting:

A home is severely damaged after a Thursday morning blaze.

Fire crews were called just before 11am to 7825 Kilpatrick Dr. SE in Newport.

Uhrichsville Fire Chief Justin Edwards explains when units arrived heavy smoke and flames were showing from the residence.

One person was transported by Medical helicopter for burn injuries, and there is no word on his condition.

Chief Edwards adds multiple fire departments assisted on scene, including Dennison, Arrowhead, Warwick, Rush Township, New Philadelphia, and EMS units from Uhrichsville, Newcomerstown, and Smith Ambulance.

According to the Tuscarawas County Auditor, the appraised value of the home is around $80,000.

No further information was immediately available.

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