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Ross County – Lawnmower Fire Spreads to Structure


ROSS – A Lawnmower fire caused some serious damage at a home in Bainbridge yesterday

According to the Ross County sheriff’s office on Friday 5/05/23 they and the fire department were called to a home on West main street for a structure fire. When the fire department arrived they found a shed adjacent to a home on fire, along with a 2018 Jeep Cherokee. The flames were extinguished fairly quickly.

A 2018 Jeep Cherokee, blue in color, had fire damage to the front and engine
compartment. The mower was a total loss, and the shed had fire damage and the items located inside were damaged by fire, smoke and water.

Fire Department personnel ruled the fire as accidental due to the mower catching on fire.