Fatal House Fire In Fostoria

A teenager died in a house fire in Fostoria over the weekend.

When firefighters arrived at the home at 736 Oaklawn Avenue on Saturday morning, they were told one person was unaccounted for.

Firefighters then found a 14-year-old girl in her bedroom.

They performed life-saving measures on the girl and she was taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, but it’s believed that the improper use of a heating appliance started the fire.

The Fostoria Fire Division reminds everyone that once you get out of a structure fire or any unsafe condition in your home or place of work, under no circumstances should you ever re-enter that structure.