1 fatality confirmed following garage explosion in Ashtabula County


ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — One person was killed after an explosion occurred at a home in Ashtabula County, the county coroner’s office reported.

The incident took place Saturday at a garage on Clay Street in Jefferson.

Photo courtesy Plymouth Township Fire Department/Facebook

The FOX 8 crew on scene captured video of smoke coming from the structure. Ambulances, and emergency responders were seen at the residence. Firefighters reportedly worked to put the flames out.

FOX 8 Viewer Nicholas J. Vocca shared photos from the explosion with the I-TEAM.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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