UPDATE: Fire crews knock down house fire on Ringgold Street

UPDATE: Fire crews knock down house fire on Ringgold Street
The fire was first reported just before 5:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon (WHIO/Staff)

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 7:08 p.m.:

Dayton Fire Department crews knock down a house fire Saturday afternoon on Ringgold Street.

The fire initially started in the attic of the large two-story residence.

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Chief Chris Kinzeler of the Dayton Fire Department said they were able to respond in minutes to put out the fire. The call for aid came from the two residents who were able to be evacuated safely due to their working smoke detectors in the house.

Chief Kinzeler said that there were cats in the house at the time of the fire but safely located without injury.

Both residents will be staying with family tonight due to the water and smoke damage in the house.

The cause is still under investigation however the home was going under renovations at the time of the fire.

INITIAL REPORT

Emergency fire crews are responding to a working structure fire on the 20 block of Ringgold Street in Dayton.

According to scanners, the fire was first reported just before 5:30 p.m.

Scanner reports indicate that the fire is mainly in the attic area of the building.

Reports also say that everyone has evacuated safely and there is no indication of injuries.

We have a crew on the way and we will update this story as more information becomes available.