Archbold, OH

Ridgeville Battles Apartment Fire

A fire in an apartment north of Ridgeville Corners Monday, Sept. 17, was traced to an unattended candle, said Dexter Benecke, Ridgeville Corners Fire Department chief.

He said RCFD received the alarm at about 1:56 pm, when a passerby spotted the blaze. The residents were not at home.

He described the structure as a two-unit apartment building, located at 2939 Rd 20B, Apartment 1. The building owner is Vicki Stone, he said.

Benecke estimated the damage at $60,000.

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