Fire causes heavy damage to Fairborn home

FAIRBORN — UPDATE @ 6:30 P.M.:

Fairborn residents of a home on the 200 block of Holmes Drive will not be able to stay in their home tonight after a fire caused heavy damage.

Fairborn Assistant Fire Chief, Ryan Williams, told News Center 7 that the fire started in the back of the house.

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Upon fire crews’ arrival, all occupants had evacuated the home.

Crews were able to stop the fire from spreading the neighboring homes, but the fire did melt a portion of the siding of one neighboring house.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

INITIAL REPROT:

Firefighters are on scene of a house fire on Holmes Drive in Fairborn.

Initial emergency scanner traffic indicated the fire on 200 block Holmes Drive started at approximately 5:00 p.m.

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Our crew on scene reports that the fire caused heavy damage to the house and melted a portion of a neighboring home’s siding.

We’re working to learn more on the cause of the fire and if anyone was hurt.