Fire in Mahoning County reveals dead body

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WYTV) – Firefighters from seven area fire departments responded to a fire at a farmhouse just before midight Friday night.

According to the Green Township fire chief, a car was on fire in the driveway of the Lisbon Road home and flames were shooting out of the back of the house. The body of a person was found at the scene of the fire. The carcass of a dog was also found.

The fire chief from Green Township says that the victim did not die because of the fire.

The Mahoning County coroner has not released the name, gender or cause of death of the victim.

The farmhouse is considered a complete loss.

The state fire marshal has been called to investigate.

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