Family of 7 displaced after Evanston house fire

Family of 7 displaced after Evanston house fire

EVANSTON, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati firefighters rescued a grandmother and her four grandchildren from a porch roof at an Evanston house fire Tuesday morning, fire officials said.

The woman and one of the children suffered minor smoke inhalation and were taken to hospitals, they said.

The family scrambled out a second-story window onto the porch roof to escape flames at their Dauner Avenue home about 5 a.m., according to the district fire chief at the scene.

Crews quickly put out the blaze while other firefighters rescued the family.

The family of seven is getting assistance from the Red Cross.

The cause of the fire, which started somewhere on the second floor, remains under investigation, fire officials said.

Damage was set at $10,000.

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