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Fire Damages Freedom Township Home

An afternoon fire in Freedom Township on Sunday, Nov. 26, brought a response from 10 fire departments and closed a portion of Dunnings Highway for several hours while firefighters battled the blaze.

The initial call about the fire at 160 Benton Rd. indicated entrapment. Freedom Township Fire Chief Ron Henry said police officers from Greenfield and Freedom townships were able to remove the entrapped individual before firefighters arrived on scene.

Henry said fire crews were on scene within minutes of the alarm and arrived to find the home in flames with heavy smoke pouring from the structures r...


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