Cause undetermined for a Milton fire this week

MILTON – Due to extensive damage, the cause of a fire at a home at 668 Mahoning Street in Milton could not be determined. Firefighters were called to the home of Michael and Traci Messinger around 2 p.m. on Tuesday and found heavy smoke and fire. The home’s walls and roof eventually collapsed.

 

After an investigation this week, Milton Fire Chief Sam Shaffer says the cause of the fire will be listed as undetermined. One firefighter was treated at Evangelical Community Hospital for a minor injury and a dog was killed in the fire. (Ali Stevens)