Fire that destroyed Dayton garage overnight deemed suspicious

DAYTON — Dayton crews extinguished a fire that destroyed a garage in Dayton early Sunday morning.

According to initial reports, crews responded to the 100 block of North McGee Street around 4:30 a.m. on the report of a fire.

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Dayton Fire Chief Mike Fasnacht told our crews, fire personnel received a report from dispatch that a homeless individual lived in the garage.

Fire crews spent extra time searching the debris for any victims after the fire was knocked down.

According to Fasnacht, crews have found no one at this time.

The fire was knocked down relatively fast, however, it still caused minor damage to neighboring houses.

The fire has been deemed suspicious due to evidence of gas being set around the garage.

There are no suspects at this time.

We will update this story as we learn more.