Family of 6 loses home to fire


Local News

August 8, 2019 - 10:23 AM

Fire destroyed the home of Robert Holding and Chantel Catron, with their four children, Tuesday evening. REGISTER/ERIC SPRUILL

A fire engulfed a home at 2930 Cedarbrook on Tuesday evening, leaving a family of six displaced.

Robert Holding owns the home that he and Chantel Catron share. Combined, they have four children. The fire was thought to have been caused by a lightning strike, but has not been officially determined. The home was considered a total loss.

Firefighters fought the blaze for five hours. One was rushed to Allen County Regional Hospital after suffering from heat exhaustion and dehydration.

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