Man Dies, Firefighters Hurt in Fire on Alpaca Farm
COPLEY, Ohio — An unidentified man was killed, and several firefighters were hurt, in a house fire Thursday morning on the grounds of an alpaca farm, Fox 8 News reports.
It happened sometime after 12 p.m. at the Serene Acres farm on Earhart Avenue.
Multiple area fire departments responded to assist Copley fire crews with the blaze.
Fire officials told Fox 8 News that two firefighters were injured when they fell through the floor of the home. Another was hurt as he was carrying the victim to safety.
Fortunately, their injuries were considered to be minor.
The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed it was responding to the home, where a man had died.
An autopsy was scheduled for Friday.
Further details, including the cause of the fire or the deceased man’s identity, were not immediately released.
The Humane Society and Victim Assistance program are said to be helping other family members at the scene.
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