Representative Cross Home Destroyed in Fire


Central Ohio State Representative Jon Cross and his family are safe after a house fire Saturday night in Hardin County.

Representative Cross of Ohio’s 83rd District confirmed that his house in Kenton burned down as the result of a garage fire that quickly spread to the home.

Firefighters arrived and found the house fully engulfed in flames just after 9 PM.

Photo Credit: Jon Cross

The large blaze was considered a two-alarm fire, the second most severe for the fire department’s scale of three.

The fire department said Cross and his family safely made it out of the house.

No injuries were reported.

The home and its contents are a complete loss.

Ohio’s 83rd district consists of Hancock, Hardin, and parts of Logan County.