Fire that killed two-year-old ruled accidental
ASHTABULA -- A Sept. 23 house fire that killed a two-year-old Jordan Elliot was ruled accidental.
Investigators say improper storage of ignitable liquids in the basement is to blame for the accident, which occurred at 3501 Hiawatha Avenue.
The fire appears to have started when fuel vapors came in contact with a heat or an electric source.
Investigators say all other possible accidental and intentional causes have been ruled out.
Five other people escaped the home, which was equipped with working smoke detectors.
There have been 135 fire fatalities in Ohio this year, according to the Ohio Department of Commerce.
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