NEW LONDON John Hess' family is living with his wife's parents in Greenwich because of a devastating house fire.
The Hess home on Cook Road, about a half-mile west of Ohio 60, is a total loss, New London Volunteer Fire Chief John Chapin said. He estimated the total damages including contents was $130,000.
Firefighters received a 9-1-1 call about 11:30 p.m. Thursday.
"They were home at the time John, his wife and their boys, 9 (years) and 13 months," Chapin said.