Investigators Looking For 2 Out-Of-State Firefighters Who Helped People Escape Emmitt House Blaze WAVERLY, Ohio – State investigators are looking for two out-of-state firefighters who helped save people from a southern Ohio restaurant fire. The historic Emmitt House restaurant caught fire Monday evening in Waverly. The State Fire Marshal’s Office has learned that two off-duty firefighters from Pennsylvania were at the Emmitt House at the time. The firefighters helped get people out of the building after they determined something was wrong. Investigators are hoping to track down the firefighters to interview them about what they saw. The estimated loss of the fire was between $1.5 – 2 million. A neighboring building also suffered heavy damage. The Ohio Fire Marshal’s Office can be contacted at 800-589-2728.
January 6, 2014 - WAVERLY, Ohio - A historic building in downtown Waverly was destroyed by a fire Monday night. Firefighters from the Waverly Fire Department responded to the Emmitt House located at 123 North Market St. shortly before 8:30 p.m. on a report of a fire. Responding firefighters reported seeing flames shooting through the roof of the three-story, 152-year-old building. The fire initially began on the first floor of the building but quickly spread to the second floor and through the roof by the time crews arrived. SLIDESHOW:Fire Destroys Historic Waverly Restaurant
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