Richfield man burned trying to extinguish house fire
RICHFIELD-- A Village of Richfield man is burned while trying to extinguish a fire at his home.
The fire on Friess lake Road was reported to authorities at 8:25 a.m. Saturday.
It caused an estimated $200,000 worth of damage to the home.
The homeowner sustained minor burns to both his arms as he attempted to put out the fire.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Access to part of the road was closed for several hours as fire departments battled the fire.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.