The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is asking for the public’s assistance identifying those responsible for an Ottawa County arson that occurred Sunday, July 3 at approximately 10 p.m. at 8300 W. Genzman Rd., Oak Harbor.
Investigators say firefighters with the Carroll Township Fire Department arrived at the scene to find a mobile home fully engulfed. One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion, and another received a leg injury while trying to extinguish the blaze. Both firefighters were transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Firefighters say the vacant mobile home is now considered to be a total loss.
The Blue Ribbon Arson Committee is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for this fire. Contact the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office at 800-589-2728.