SENECA COUNTY, OH (WTOL) – Five people are dead following a large house fire in Seneca County between Bascom and Fostoria on SR 18 Thursday morning.
FirefighterNation: Five Dead in Ohio Farmhouse Fire
So far, fire officials identified one of the five victims, 19-year-old Austin Rainey. Rainey was a cadet for the Bascom Fire Volunteer Department.
The identities, ages and genders of the remaining four victims were not identified, though Seneca County Public Information Officer Dean Henry confirmed a family of three adults, including Rainey, and two children lived at the home. The two children who lived at the home were students of Hopewell-Loudon.