Overnight Fire Forces Family Out of House

NORTH TOLEDO -- A fire overnight forced a family out of their home in the 3400th block of Harold Court in north Toledo.  The flames were first reported around 1:30 on Thursday morning.

Firefighters tell News 11 the flames started in the back bedroom and quickly spread.  Two adults and two children were inside when the fire started but they were able to get out okay.

The house suffered major damage.

The Red Cross is helping them with temporary shelter this morning.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Posted by AEB