Dayton man who dies after fire in 8-story apartment building ID’d

DAYTON — UPDATE @ 11:10 p.m.

A 47-year-old Dayton man died at Miami Valley Hospital after a fire broke out inside his apartment on McDaniel Street.

He was identified as Eric L. Little, according to the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office.


A man who lives in the Asbury Apartments on McDaniel Street was taken to a hospital following a fire inside his apartment.

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The fire started around 7 a.m. Saturday inside a unit at the eight-story apartment complex. That resident was taken to Miami Valley Hospital with unknown injuries, said Dayton Fire Department District Chief Brad Baldwin.

The fire was contained to one apartment but the entire building was evacuated. Residents are back inside now.

Baldwin said there was heavy smoke on the floor of the fire, and moderate smoke throughout the building.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.