NATURAL BRIDGE An early morning fire destroyed a Route 3 home Tuesday.
The fire was discovered about 5:30 a.m. The rental property at 44044 Route 3, owned by Duane R. and Monica M. Olley, was occupied by Angela and Martin Doyle and their six children. All of the residents got out of the home safely, but two dogs and a cat were lost. The insured home was a total loss. The Doyles had no renters insurance and are receiving help from the American Red Cross.
Departments from Natural Bridge, Harrisville, Croghan, Deferiet, Carthage, West Carthage, Champion, Great Bend and Black River, as well the Carthage Area Rescue Squad and Jefferson County Sheriffs Department, responded to the scene. The town of Wilna Highway Department assisted on the scene.