Union, OH – Bridget Zimmerman Killed in Apartment Fire on Rohling Oaks DrOhio & Indiana Legal News
Union, OH (February 12, 2021) – An apartment fire in Clermont County on Tuesday evening, February 9, resulted in the death of a 60-year-old woman.
According to local sources, the fire took place at the 3800 block of Rohling Oaks Drive in Union Township. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene to battle the blaze and assist those inside the building. A man was reportedly found in a second-story apartment and rescued by emergency responders.
Firefighters returned to the unit and found 60-year-old Bridget Zimmerman. She was rescued and transported to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. She later succumbed to her injuries.
The fire primarily damaged the second-story of the apartment complex. No further information on the incident is currently available.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Bridget Zimmerman at this time.
Deadly Apartment Fires in Cincinnati
Structure fires can leave victims suffering from serious and long-term injuries. There were 107,800 apartment fires reported nationwide from 2010 to 2014 in the United States. These fires contributed to 410 deaths, 4,280 injuries, and an estimated $1.2 million in property damage. The majority of apartment fires take place from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Each year, fire departments across the country respond to more than 350,000 residential structure fires.
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