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Published: Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 10:26 AM
DAYTON — A FexEx cargo plane safely landed at Dayton International Airport following a report of a fire on board the plane, according to an airport spokeswoman.
Fire crews received a distress call from the plane around 9:20 a.m. reporting their was a fire on the plane, Dayton airport spokeswoman Linda Hughes said.
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The flight landed without incident just before 10 a.m. The incident no longer involves airport fire crews and is under investigation by FedEx, Hughes said.
It was not known if the flight originated at Dayton International Airport, or if the airport was the intended destination.
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 3:51 AM
DAYTON — A car was destroyed and a driver escaped serious injury following a crash in Dayton early Friday morning.
Police said the car crashed into an RTA pole in the 900 block of South Smithville Road around 3 a.m. The driver was found at the Speedway about a block away from the crash scene.
The driver was taken to Montgomery County Jail on outstanding warrants. He was cited for failure to control, police said.
Police said the driver doesn’t own the car, but they are trying to determine who does.
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 3:34 AM
DETROIT — A tow truck driver working to load a crashed vehicle was nearly hit by another car that lost control in slick conditions.
On Wednesday morning, the tow truck driver was working to load a vehicle that had been involved in a crash onto a truck.
A Michigan State Police officer was behind the tow truck, and on cruiser cam, the officer can be heard asking for another cruiser to block the I-96 on-ramp. A moment later, the cruiser cam captures footage of a car losing control on the ramp, crashing into the tow truck.
The tow truck driver was able to run onto the freeway at the last moment, avoiding being crushed by the car.
The car that lost control ended up on top of the car that was being loaded. The at-fault driver was cited.
Published: Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 11:28 PM
Updated: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 12:16 AM
DAYTON — UPDATE @ 12:12 a.m.: An arson investigator has been called to the scene of the apartment fire in the 800 block of Summit Square Drive.
Dayton Fire Capt. Brad Baldwin said crews arrived to find heavy fire on the first floor of a unit and at least two people had climbed out of a second-floor window before crews arrived.
The fire affected three apartments -- flames damaged one, smoke got into the adjoining units.
One of the occupants said she heard "popping and cracking" coming from the kitchen, Baldwin said.
No injuries were reported, he said. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Crews are dealing with a fire in the 800 block of Summit Square Drive in Dayton.
Dayton crews were dispatched just after 11 p.m. on a report of a possible structure fire.
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We're hearing they arrived to find heavy flames in a first-floor unit. There are no reports of injuries.
Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 12:02 AM
WILMINGTON, Clinton County — Seventeen cats, most of them feral and unsocial, were rescued from a Wilmington apartment, where they had been abandoned.
Fayette County Regional Humane Society agents were called to the complex, in the 800 block of Xenia Avenue, to help Wilmington police because neither the Clinton County Humane Society nor the Wilmington Area Humane Society has humane agents, Brad Adams, Fayette County humane agent and outreach director, said in a prepared statement.
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Seventeen cats were found and removed by the humane agents.
According to FRHS Veterinary Technician and Humane Agent Danyel Bageant, most of the cats were feral and unsocial, clawing at agents.
"Fortunately the cats had healthy body conditions and access to food and water inside of the apartment upon our arrival," Bageant said.
The cats that are candidates for the FRHS adoption program will be spayed or neutered, vaccinated, tested for FeLV/FIV, rabies vaccinated, flea treated, and micro-chipped.
A Humane Agent has been in contact with the investigating officer of the Wilmington Police Department since the removal.