Rising Sun Fire Department responded to a 911 call that came in around 5:21 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 21st at the 800 block of Turner Road where firefighters found the home’s garage on fire.
The home of Charles and Nerissa Moore sustained damage to the garage but smoke damage was spread throughout the home. Firefighters were able to knock down the fire.
The residents told firefighters they had been woken up by smoke detectors. They and there four dogs were able to get out safely. The American Red Cross has been aiding the residents.
The cause is still under investigation, but it appears to be accidental.
The Rising Sun Fire Department was assisted at the scene by Aurora Fire Department, Ohio County Sheriff’s Department, Rising Sun Police Department, Ohio County EMS, Rising Sun Municipal Utilities and Sycamore Gas.