UPDATE: Report: One Dead in Columbus Township Fire; Morning Fire Closes Road in Columbus Township

October 16, 2020

COLUMBUS TWP, Pa. – A Friday morning fire in Columbus Township has forced Scotts Crossing Road to be closed, according to a release from PennDOT.

UPDATE, 9:35 a.m.:  The Erie Times News is reporting one person has died as a result of a Friday morning fire in Columbus Township.

“The Corry Fire Department . . . arrived at the residence to find heavy fire and located one victim,” according to the report.

Your Daily Local is working to confirm the report. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

“Scotts Crossing Road (Route 4001) is closed from the intersection with Route 6 to the intersection with Drobneck Road”, the release said.

Scotts Crossing Road is near the Erie County border in Columbus Township.

Firefighters were called to a structure fire on Scotts Crossing Road just before 6 a.m. Friday morning.

More information will be provided on this developing story as it becomes available.

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