The fire claimed the lives of three young adults.
GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio — Editor’s note: The video in the player above is from a related story published on June 5, 2021.
A GoFundMe has been set up to help families pay for funeral expenses after three young adults were killed in a Geauga County house fire Saturday morning.
According to the fundraiser, Jordan and Joshua Weaver, along with Jordan’s fiance Mitchell, are the previously unnamed victims of the Saturday morning fire in Huntsburg Township.
The blaze broke out in the 11200 block of Clay Street Saturday morning just after 7 a.m. Middlefield Fire Department Lt. Ben Reed told 3News after the incident that the three victims included two males and one female, one of whom was under the age of 18.
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“It’s just a horrific thing,” Reed said. “We are going to try and find out what’s going on.”
In addition to the $20,000 goal, organizers of the GoFundMe are asking for clothing donations to help the remaining members of the family who lost their belongings in the fire.
The three other people who were inside of the home at the time of the incident were able to make it out and were transported to University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center.
The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. Both the Geauga County Fire Investigative Unit and the Ohio State Fire Marshal are surveying the damage.
If you would like to make a donation to the GoFundMe, you can do so here.
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