Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Franklinton Fire Kills Three
A Columbus fire official in Ohio says three people have died in a fire that burned through a house on North Yale Avenue
Fire Battalion Chief David Whiting describes the victims as an elderly woman, a teenager and an infant.
Whiting says the fire in the Franklinton neighborhood just west of downtown was reported shortly after 5 a.m. Friday. He says firefighters arrived to find the two-story house engulfed in flames “from top to bottom.”
The teen was found dead outside the house, while the other two bodies were inside. Two adjacent homes were heavily damaged.
A firefighter overcome by heat was taken to a hospital. Whiting says there were no other injuries.
The fire’s cause was not immediately known.