Furnace Fire Caught Early

A report of a fire in an unoccupied home Saturday summoned Chillicothe Fire Fighters.  The call came in at about 6:00 pm for the fire in a furnace at 1803 Rosewood Lane.

Upon entering the residence, the fire crew found the home extremely warm. A bystander stated that they found fire inside the furnace and called 911.  Fire personnel entered the home and found fire in the furnace. The gas was shut off, and fire personnel used a water extinguisher to put out the fire and cool off the furnace.

Approximately 1 gallon of water was used.  Fire personnel were on the scene for about 25 minutes.

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