JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio — All members of a Lincoln Avenue household in Steubenville have made it out safely following a fire Thursday afternoon.
The call came in shortly after 3:20 p.m.
Among those members were a mother, her son, and three dogs. The mother was at work, her son was up the street at his aunt’s house, and the three dogs were inside the home.
Steubenville Firefighters went inside the home and saved all three dogs. One of them was a puppy.
Investigators believe the fire started in the rear of the home, possibly in the kitchen.
While the damage is severe, officials say they don’t believe it’s a total loss.