2 major Cleveland fires take out health clinic, houses in less than 24 hours | A fire Wednesday night badly damaged the Hough Health Clinic, while another Thursday affected two homes (wkyc). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1DL
With more than 240 employees, NEON has provided vital services to Hough residents since it opened in 1974 — such adult medicine, pediatrics, optometry, dentistry, behavioral health, and even COVID-19 vaccines — regardless of ability to pay.
The apparently electrical fire, which began around 9:30 p.m., ravaged the second floor and roof by burning through a drop ceiling inside and traveling the HVAC system. The building had no sprinkler system, and Cleveland firefighters ripped through layers of the clinic to extinguish the fire and get inside the facility. (read more)