May 29, 2016


Overnight fire damages Elyria home

ELYRIA — A small fire overnight caused about $5,000 in damage at a home on the corner of Lake Avenue and Neufer Court in Elyria.

The Elyria Fire Department was called to the home, at 103 Neufer Court, about 3:40 a.m. The fire, which was electrical according to Assistant Fire Chief Tim Mitchell, was mostly contained to a couch in the home.

Firefighters pulled the couch out of the house and extinguished in on the lawn.

Damage was about $3,000 to the home and $2,000 to its contents, Mitchell said.