Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct an earlier report on the rescue. The victim was pulled out of her home by two people passing by the area.

WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (WKBN) – Fire crews responded to an occupied house fire on Ruppell Road early Tuesday morning. First responders on the scene tell us one person was trapped in the front bedroom.

The call came in just after 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

The resident was pulled from the home by two passersby and was taken to a local hospital.

According to Austintown Fire Chief Andrew Frost, the injuries do not appear to be serious.

Weathersfield Township Fire, Rupple Road, March 22, 2022
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Crews also responded to another fire earlier in the township, just two miles away on the 2900 block of Covington Street just before midnight.

Firefighters said that no one was hurt.

Both fires are under investigation.