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UPDATE: 3rd victim dies in Harrison County fire

Updated: Thursday, July 17 2014, 09:20 AM EDT



Officials have confirmed to NEWS9 that a third victim has died following a house fire along Upper Clearfrok Road in Harrison County on Wednesday morning.

The Harrison County Sheriff's Office said a statement is forthcoming.

Stay with NEWS9 as we work to learn more.


HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio - Two people are confirmed dead and three others were injured in a house fire at 42009 Upper Clearfork Road, according to officials from the Ohio State Fire Marshals' Office.

One of the victims was flown to a Pittsburgh-area burn center.
The fire began around 7 o'clock Wednesday morning. A neighbor's mother on scene said she believed there were five people in the house, and that her son, who lives next door, tried to help get the family out.
Crews from Scio, Jewett and Cadiz were all on hand to help put the fire out and get the thick smoke under control.
The home appears to be a total loss.

UPDATE: 3rd victim dies in Harrison County fire

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