Crews battle fatal house fire on SR 247 near Seaman, OH - News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Father, daughter killed in Adams Co. house fire identified

The fire broke out on State Route 247, just outside of Seaman, Ohio. The fire broke out on State Route 247, just outside of Seaman, Ohio.
ADAMS COUNTY, OH (FOX19) -

The Adams County coroner has identified a father and daughter who were killed in a house fire.

It happened Monday afternoon on State Route 247, just outside of Seaman, Ohio.

The coroner's office has identified the victims as Timothy Rowley, 57, and his daughter, Robin Rowley, 21. The preliminary cause of death is smoke inhalation.

Neither were in the room where most of the damage was found.

Emergency crews say Timothy Rowley was legally blind. Robin Rowley may have been asleep at the time of the fire.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Copyright 2013 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • Headlines from Lucas, Wood, Ottawa, Fulton & Monroe CountiesNewsMore>>

  • First Alert Forecast: Rainy weekend brings cooler temperatures

    First Alert Forecast: Rainy weekend brings cooler temperatures

    Tuesday chances for a few storms will remain but the oppressive heat simmers with highs back into the 80s.

    More >>

    Tuesday chances for a few storms will remain but the oppressive heat simmers with highs back into the 80s.

    More >>
  • Facebook fundraisers: How legit are they?

    Facebook fundraisers: How legit are they?

    Friday, June 22 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-06-23 03:02:37 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    Facebook is now home to some huge viral fundraising efforts but is it really safe to donate money that way?  

    More >>

    Facebook is now home to some huge viral fundraising efforts but is it really safe to donate money that way?  

    More >>
  • Humane Society asking for more foster homes volunteer

    Humane Society asking for more foster homes volunteer

    Friday, June 22 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-06-23 02:16:59 GMT
    (Source: Toledo Area Humane Society)(Source: Toledo Area Humane Society)
    (Source: Toledo Area Humane Society)(Source: Toledo Area Humane Society)

    The Toledo Area Humane Society is calling all animal lovers. They are in need of additional foster homes for some of their newest additions.

    More >>

    The Toledo Area Humane Society is calling all animal lovers. They are in need of additional foster homes for some of their newest additions.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly