Fire burns multi-unit Dayton home overnight

DAYTON — Dayton Fire responded to a residential fire Sunday overnight.

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Firefighters were called to the intersection of North Euclid Avenue and Superior Avenue at around 12:15 a.m., Montgomery County Regional Dispatch confirmed to News Center 7.

Crews reached the scene and began conducting a preliminary search of the two-story, multi-unit building.

All floors were cleared except for the basement, crews at the scene said over emergency scanners. Crews were unable to check the basement due to the fire, deeming the basement “compromised.”

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Occupants from the initially affected house were evacuated. However, firefighters additionally evacuated the adjacent homes after the fire continued to grow, on-scene crews stated.

Medics were called to the scene, but it was unknown if anyone was injured by the incident, dispatch informed.

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Parts of the roof caught on fire and collapsed, News Center 7 confirmed from footage obtained at the event. Firefighters had to use an aerial attack to douse the flames.

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Dayton Fire is currently investigating the cause of the fire.

We will update this story as it develops and more information is released.

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