Video: Piece of roof falls on firefighter on live TV

(WCMH Photo)

NEWARK, Ohio (WCMH) – Firefighters say the residents of a Newark home had to jump to safety to escape a house fire.

The fire started shortly after 3 a.m. Wednesday at a home on the 400 block of East Main Street in Newark

When firefighters arrived, they found heavy fire coming from a house and vehicle.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze by 3:30 a.m., but the fire is not yet completely out.

No serious injuries were reported. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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