House Fire Town of Romulus

  The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on 10/26/19 at approximately 2:00 am, Deputies responded to 2081 Yerkes Rd, in the Town of Romulus, for the house fire. Deputies report that David Esh, 22, Henry Esh, 24, Levina Esh, 20, Lena Esh, 23, and one child were sleeping when the fire from their wood stove grew out of control and quickly spread to the second floor of the home. Deputies state that no one was upstairs during the time of the fire and everyone was able to get out safely. The Fire was put by members of Romulus FD, Varick FD, Fayette FD, Ovid FD, Interlaken FD, Lodi FD, Canoga FD, Border City FD, Waterloo FD and Junius FD. The apparent cause of the fire was determined to be from the wood stove. The damage resulted in a total loss of the home and is insured through the Amish Church.