POLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – A Poland family was forced from their home after a mattress caught fire when someone was careless with a cigarette butt early Thursday morning, according to Poland’s fire chief.
Firefighters were called to the house on Venloe Drive, off of Youngstown-Poland Road, shortly after midnight.
A mattress caught fire in one of the bedrooms.
Crews were able to put the fire out quickly. No one was hurt, and the family’s three dogs made a safe exit. The fire destroyed some items in the home and left smoke damage throughout.