Crews report heavy fire and flames at Toledo blaze

Crews from Sylvania Twp. and Rossford assisted Toledo Fire because many were attending a service for their fallen brothers.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene of a large blaze at a Toledo home, 3200 Collingwood, as their fellow firefighters honored 2 fallen firefighters.

Dispatchers say that crews were sent to the structure fire, at a residential property, just after 8 pm.

Those sent to the scene were told that there might be occupants in the home.

A neighbor tells WNWO that the house was being renovated and they had seen crews working there but not the homeowners.

911 dispatchers could not say if anyone was found in the structure or if anyone had been treated for injuries.

residential fire with the possibility of occupants inside


Toledo firefighters were among those that responded to the blaze but were assisted by units from area fire departments, including Sylvania Twp & Rossford Fire Departments.

When the fire broke out, thousands of firefighters from across North America were attending a memorial service for a two Toledo firefighters killed in an apartment fire on Sunday.

To allow most of Toledo's Fire Department the opportunity to attend services for Pvt. James Dickman and Pvt. Stephen Machcinski, staff from area fire departments offered to help on calls for service on Thursday night.

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