CHESS Christian School, Dayton Business Technology High School, Jefferson Township Local Schools, Springboro Community Schools,

breaking news

breaking news

breaking news

Dad’s quick action ends house fire threat in Vandalia, captain says

Published: Monday, July 15, 2019 @ 7:05 PM

Vandalia house fire

A dad suffered minor burns to his arm Monday afternoon when he grabbed a burning pan and took it outside to end the house fire threat, Vandalia Fire Capt. Duane Spitzel said.

>> No working smoke detectors found in deadly house fire

The man was taken to a hospital from the house in the 1100 block of Lansdale Court, Capt. Spitzel said. Damage to the home was minimal and the family has been allowed back into their home.

Content Continues Below

Crews were dispatched about 6 p.m. on a report of a possible structure fire. Spitzel said there was no fire when crews arrived.

If you have a news tip, call our 24-hour line at 937-259-2237 or send it to