Four Children Killed in Fire near New Vienna, Ohio

Killed were Timmy Turner, 2, and three of his sisters, Ronda, 6, Lisa, 3, and Quinn, 15 months. Surviving children who were injured were Thomas Jr., 5, Paul, 4, and Sheryl, 7. Parents, Thomas and Mary Jean Turner also survived.

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Four Children Killed As Fire Sweeps Home NEW VIENNA (UPI) - Four children were killed and three others injured today wheiv fire swept through their home in Highland County two miles east of this Clinton County community. community. Killed were Timmy,Turner, 2, and three of his sisters, Ronda, 6; Lisa, 3 and Quinn 15 months. iThree other children were struction worker, lost another house in the same settlement two years ago, but no one was injured in that blaze. Beware Of The Owner; Dog Doesn't Bite saved by their father, Thoma.s j a,.,.ggt yesterday afternoon Turner, 38, who threw them from a second-story window, then jumped to safety. The mother, Mary Jean Turner, Turner, was outside the house when the blaze struck. Turner said he was trying to light a fire in a heater when it exploded, sending flames roaring through the first floor. He raced upstairs and was able to reach three of the sleeping children before flames and smoke forced him to leap from the house. Injured were Thomas Jr., 5; Paul, 4 and Sheryl, 7. All suffered suffered cuts and bruises and were treated at a New Vienna hospital. hospital. Turner suffered bums and a possible back injury, and his wife was treated for shock. Firemen said Turner apparently apparently mistakenly threw gasoline gasoline in the stove, possibly thinking thinking it was fuel oil. Fire units from Hillsboro, New Vienna and Clinton County Air Force Base fought the blaze. The bodies were recovered from the ruins about two hours after the fire broke out. Turner, a farmhand and con- WILLARD — A man under by a Huron County Sheriff's auxiliary auxiliary patrobnan, turned his dog on the arresting officer. The dog didn't bite the patrolman patrolman but the man did. Patrolman Jack Smith radioed radioed for help from the Willard Police Department and finally took Roger Alsept, 33, RR 1, to Huron County jail where he was charged with intoxication and resisting arrest. Mrs. Alsept had called the sheriff's department to report her husband was intoxicated and creating a disturbance. Smith first tried to reason with Alsept who promptly bit him on the hand while his dog only tugged at the patrolman's pants cuff. Alsept was found guilty on both charges in Common Pleas Court this morning and was given 30 days and $100 and costs for resisting arrest and $50 and costs for intoxication. Judge Don J. Young presided in the absence of Judge Robert Vetter. Vetter. Welfare Chief In

Clipped from The Sandusky Register14 Oct 1964, WedPage 12

The Sandusky Register (Sandusky, Ohio)14 Oct 1964, WedPage 12
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  • Four Children Killed in Fire near New Vienna, Ohio — Killed were Timmy Turner, 2, and three of his sisters, Ronda, 6, Lisa, 3, and Quinn, 15 months. Surviving children who were injured were Thomas Jr., 5, Paul, 4, and Sheryl, 7. Parents, Thomas and Mary Jean Turner also survived.

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