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Published: Friday, February 09, 2018 @ 10:50 AM
Updated: Monday, February 12, 2018 @ 7:13 PM
CENTERVILLE — UPDATE @ 4:23 p.m. (Feb. 16):
A house fire on Shawnee Trail a week ago was started by discarded smoking material, according to firefighters.
UPDATE @ 7:06 p.m. (Feb. 12): Crews battled flames at a house on Shawnee Trail on Friday.
According to Washington Twp. Fire Chief William Gaul, damage to the house and belongings was estimated at approximately $250,000.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, Gaul said.
UPDATE @ 12:30 p.m.:
A homeowner called 911 after his Shawnee Trail house caught fire Friday morning, destroying the building.
Firefighters said the homeowner was transported to a local hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation, but he’s expected to be OK.
According to firefighters, they were able to contain the fire, but did spray water on neighboring homes to make sure flames didn’t spread.
Ron Kuhn lives in the neighborhood and looked outside and within minutes smoke filled the area and suddenly fire started pouring out of the house.
The majority of damage to the house was on the right portion, which is where the chimney was located, however firefighters have not said what caused the fire.
It’s not known if the house had working smoke detectors, firefighters said.
UPDATE @ 11:30 a.m.
A home on Shawnee Trail was severely damaged after a fire broke out Friday morning.
One person has been transported to an area hospital for smoke inhalation and burns, according to initial reports.
We have crews on the scene and we’ll update this page when we learn more.
Heavy smoke and flames have been reported from a house fire on Shawnee Trail in Centerville Friday morning.
Crews responded to the home in the 300 block of Shawnee Trail around 10:40 a.m.
Published: Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 4:24 AM
Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 4:59 AM
— QUICK-LOOK FORECAST
Today: Scattered showers will continue to move in through the early morning, said Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini. A rumble of thunder can’t be ruled out. It will be a very mild day with temperatures climbing into the low to mid-60s. Widespread rain will push north during the afternoon. There’s a chance for a downpour or two late in the day.
Tuesday: Rain should stay to the northwest. It will be a warm morning around 60. Temperatures through the afternoon will soar into the low to mid 70s. There will be sunshine and scattered clouds. Some dry time is expected during the afternoon. Scattered showers will move back in at night.
Wednesday: Scattered showers are expected with the chance for a thunderstorm or two for the morning and afternoon. A cold front will push through during the day. Highs will be in the low 60s early and fall through the day. Watch for ponding on the roads and gusty winds.
Thursday: It will be a little cooler with highs in the mid 40s. Some dry time is expected during the day. Clouds will be broken with the chance for a few showers south.
Friday: More widespread rain will push into the Miami Valley through the day. Highs will be in the upper 50s.
Published: Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 6:05 AM
SPRINGFIELD — UPDATE @6:25 a.m.
Springfield police are investigating a fatal shooting on South Yellow Springs Street.
The coroner is on scene.
Police have a crime scene taped off on South Yellow Springs Street in Springfield.
The scene is reportedly between Mulberry and Jefferson streets. Authorities declined to comment on the nature of the investigation.
A man who called our newsroom said he sees a white sedan in the middle of the roadway.
This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.
Published: Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 3:49 AM
Updated: Monday, February 19, 2018 @ 3:49 AM
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Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 4:27 AM
Updated: Sunday, February 18, 2018 @ 10:34 PM
— Clouds will be on the increase overnight tonight as rain approaches toward daybreak Monday. Temperatures overnight will be steady in the upper 30s and lower 40s.
MONDAY: Rain returns, and it could be heavy at times. While the chance for storms is not all that high, it can’t be ruled out. Highs will be in the lower to middle 60s.
TUESDAY: More dry time is expected, but storms will be possible later in the evening. Highs will be near 70 degrees.
WEDNESDAY: Rain showers are expected with highs near 60 degrees.
THURSDAY: The chance for rain continues mainly south. Highs will be in the middle 40s.