COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Two people were injured, one critically after a fire in west Columbus.
The fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. at a home on the 500 block of Whitethorne Avenue in Columbus.
Firefighters contained the fire shortly before 6:30 a.m.
Two victims were found by firefighters near the back of the home.
Arthur Early, 84, was taken to Mt. Carmel West Hospital in critical condition. Consuelo Smith, 64, was taken to OSU’s Wexner Medical Center in stable condition.
Firefighters have not determined a cause of the fire, but say it likely started on the first floor.