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Plenty Of Road Projects In Findlay This Week

5/26/15 – 7:25 A.M. There will be plenty of road work in Findlay starting today. The city engineering department reports curb replacement will start on Lima Avenue between Lake Cascades and Western Avenue. The eastbound lane of Lima Avenue will be shifted to the north during this process. Work will take place between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. each day. Another project in that area will cause some traffic backups as well. Paving will continue on Western and Broad Avenues between Lima and Howard streets. There will be intersection closures for east and westbound traffic between Howard and Lima during […]

Gas Prices Fall Following Memorial Day Holiday

5/26/15 – 6:52 A.M. Local gas prices continue to jump around. Ohiogasprices.com reports the average price for a gallon of regular is $2.57 in Findlay today. That’s up nine cents from last Tuesday, but down 22 cents from last week’s high of $2.79 a gallon. Price in Ottawa are 10 cents higher than last Tuesday at $2.63 a gallon. Across the state the average price for regular is $2.69 a gallon. That’s up 10 cents from last Tuesday but down from the pre-Memorial Day weekend high of $2.75. by The post Gas Prices Fall Following Memorial Day Holiday appeared first […]

Barn Damaged By Fire Near Carey

5/26/15 – 6:40 A.M. A barn near Carey was damaged by a fire over the weekend. The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reports the blaze happened at 11711 Crawford Township Road 29 around 10:20 a.m. Sunday. No one was injured and the extent of the damage was not known. Tractors and other equipment were reportedly in the barn at the time of fire. Four fire departments responded to the blaze. by The post Barn Damaged By Fire Near Carey appeared first on WFIN. …read more      

Teens Injured In Monday Night Crash

5/26/15 – 5:32 A.M. Two teenagers were injured in a one-car crash in southern Hancock County Monday night. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports the accident happened around 9:45 p.m. in the 16000 block of County Road 16. 17-year-old Ivy Benroth of Mount Cory was driving north when she swerved to avoid a deer. The car went off the road and overturned. Benroth and her passenger, 16-year-old Zoe Benroth, were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment of their injuries. by The post Teens Injured In Monday Night Crash appeared first on WFIN. …read more      

Five Injured In Tiffin Avenue Crash

5/26/15 – 5:24 A.M. A two-car crash hurt five people Monday night in Findlay. The Findlay Police Department reports the accident happened around 6:20 p.m. in the 2100 block of Tiffin Avenue. 27-year-old Phillip Allen was driving east on Tiffin when he tried to turn into the Meijer store parking lot. Allen pulled into the path of a car driven by 23-year-old Lina Johnston of Findlay, causing the collision. Both drivers and their passengers were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Allen was cited for failure to yield. by The post Five Injured In Tiffin Avenue […]

Neighbors Save Family From House Fire

5/26/15 – 5:14 A.M. Two brothers are being credited for saving a Biglick Township family from a house fire over the weekend. The Courier reports the blaze was noticed around 2:30 a.m. Monday at 19246 Township Road 295. Joseph and Samuel Wagner were at a campfire around two miles away when they noticed a glow coming from the house. They drove to the home and alerted two people inside. The brothers also called 911. Vanlue Fire Chief Bill Drown said if the Wagner’s hadn’t acted the family in the home wouldn’t be here today. The fire heavily damaged the house […]

Neighbors Save Family From House Fire

5/26/15 – 5:14 A.M. Two brothers are being credited for saving a Biglick Township family from a house fire over the weekend. The Courier reports the blaze was noticed around 2:30 a.m. Monday at 19246 Township Road 295. Joseph and Samuel Wagner were at a campfire around two miles away when they noticed a glow coming from the house. They drove to the home and alerted two people inside. The brothers also called 911. Vanlue Fire Chief Bill Drown said if the Wagner’s hadn’t acted the family in the home wouldn’t be here today. The fire heavily damaged the house […]

Fatal Crash Reported Near Vanlue

5/26/15 – 5:00 A.M. A fatal crash was reported near Vanlue late Monday afternoon. The State Highway Patrol says the rollover accident happened around 5:50 p.m. on State Route 15. Two people were reportedly taken from the scene by medical helicopter. The accident backed up traffic until around 9 p.m. The crash remains under investigation, and no other details have been released yet. by The post Fatal Crash Reported Near Vanlue appeared first on WFIN. …read more      

Fatal Crash Reported Near Vanlue

5/26/15 – 5:00 A.M. A fatal crash was reported near Vanlue late Monday afternoon. The State Highway Patrol says the rollover accident happened around 5:50 p.m. on State Route 15. Two people were reportedly taken from the scene by medical helicopter. The accident backed up traffic until around 9 p.m. The crash remains under investigation, and no other details have been released yet. by The post Fatal Crash Reported Near Vanlue appeared first on WFIN. …read more      

Five Injured In Tiffin Avenue Crash

5/26/15 – 5:24 A.M. A two-car crash hurt five people Monday night in Findlay. The Findlay Police Department reports the accident happened around 6:20 p.m. in the 2100 block of Tiffin Avenue. 27-year-old Phillip Allen was driving east on Tiffin when he tried to turn into the Meijer store parking lot. Allen pulled into the path of a car driven by 23-year-old Lina Johnston of Findlay, causing the collision. Both drivers and their passengers were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Allen was cited for failure to yield. by The post Five Injured In Tiffin Avenue […]