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Furnace malfunction causes structure fire in Miami Twp.

Published: Sunday, December 16, 2018 @ 2:18 PM
Updated: Sunday, December 16, 2018 @ 4:42 PM

UPDATE @ 4:40 p.m.:

No one was injured in the condominium fire that was reported around 1:40 p.m. Sunday in the 5400 block of Lamme Road, according to Battalion Chief Steve Meadows.

The fire was caused by a malfunction of the furnace, which will need replaced.

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The damage estimate is about $2,000, said Meadows.

FIRST REPORT:

Emergency crews responded to a reported condominium fire in the 5400 block of Lamme Road in Miami Twp Sunday around 1:40 p.m.

Initial reports from firefighters on scene indicated fire inside the walls of the structure.

There was a haze coming from the upstairs of the building and smoke coming out of a wall, according to dispatch logs.

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The Miami Valley Fire Department responded.

The cause of the reported fire is unknown. 

It’s not known if anyone was injured.

We are working to learn more and will update this page as information becomes available.