3 officers taken to hospital when sex assault run turns into house fire

3 officers taken to hospital when sex assault run turns into house fire

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Three police officers were treated for minor smoke inhalation after finding a house fire when they responded to a sexual assault call at a Colerain Township home Sunday night, authorities said.

Two Colerain Township police officers and one Springfield Township police officer arrived at the residence in the 2400 block of Aquarius Drive around 9 p.m., said Jim Love, Colerain police spokesman.

Several fire crews also responded shortly after police were on scene.

Police took a suspect into custody in a room at the house and arrested him, Love said.

The officers were taken to Mercy West Hospital in Green Township.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

FOX19 NOW will update this story as it develops.

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