Dayton man uninjured following Sunday morning house fire

Published: Sunday, February 19, 2017 @ 5:55 AM

Jordyn Huffman/Staff
Jordyn Huffman/Staff

UPDATE @ 2:13 a.m.

A Dayton man is uninjured after a fire alarm woke and alerted him to a fire in a bedroom of his home Sunday morning.

Dayton district fire chief Cheryl Clark said the man called 9-1-1 and unsuccessfully attempted to extinguish the fire with a garden hose before firefighters arrived.

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Clark said a majority of the fire damage was contained to the bedroom and a fire investigator is on scene determining a cause.

The homeowner has no pets and was the only person in the house at the time of the fire, according to Clark.

Jordyn Huffman/Staff

EARLIER REPORT (Feb. 19)

Fire crews are battling a house fire this morning in Dayton.

Crews were dispatched to the 1600 block of Vancouver Drive on a report of a structure fire around 12:50 a.m.

Initial reports indicate crews encountered flames and smoke when arriving to the scene.

We have a crew heading to the area to learn more.