(5-19-23) According to the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Daily Activity Log two structure fires took place on Thursday.


Thursday May 18, 2023

0020 hrs. – Dispatched Ohio City Fire to a structure fire in Mercer County.

2038 hrs. – Dispatched Willshire Fire for a structure fire in Mercer County. (Wilson Road just west of Wabash Road)

A rash of fires have taken place in Van Wert County over the past several years, these two fires indicate that they were in Mercer County with fire crews being called from Ohio City early Thursday morning and Willshire 10 hours later, both from Van Wert County.