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Published: Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 5:48 PM
Updated: Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 8:02 PM
FAIRBORN — UPDATE @ 7:50 p.m.: The investigation of the Calamityville fire that burned at least three dozen cars will begin with tracking down who used the training site last, Fairborn fire Battalion Chief Patrick Ricketts said.
"Between the wind and everything else, it just went from one to another and eventually, 37 cars were involved," Ricketts said.
The incident was dispatched about 5:30 p.m. and crews arrived to find heavy smoke.
Fairborn police, who had arrived earlier, opened the gates. That department is among the several law enforcement and safety agencies that keep cars on the grounds for extrication training, Ricketts said.
Training at Calamityville occurs all the time, he said. The vehicles are the leftovers of wrecks.
"This is highly unusual to have these cars to light up on their own," Ricketts said. "With the wind and everything, there's no telling what happened."
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Fire crews from Fairborn, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and Enon responded to the dispatch about a car fire, The battalion chief said.
No injuries were reported.
The National Center for Medical Readiness at Calamityville provides medically oriented education, training, product testing and research opportunities for medical, public health, public safety and civilian and military personnel at its 52-acre tactical training site.
The center is a division of Wright State University and the Wright State Research Institute.
The initial dispatch of the incident sent several fire crews to the 500 block of East Xenia Drive on reports of heavy black smoke. Callers to this newsroom about 5:30 p.m. reported seeing a large plume of black smoke.
Published: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 3:27 AM
Updated: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 12:16 AM
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Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 @ 12:01 AM
PERRY TWP. — Crews are responding to South Wolf Creek Pike on a reported stabbing that occurred late Tuesday night.
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Initial reports indicate a person was possibly stabbed in the 11000 block around 11:35 p.m., reportedly prompting officials to request additional units.
We’re working to learn more details and will continue to update this story with more.
Published: Saturday, July 14, 2018 @ 4:20 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 9:00 AM
KETTERING — UPDATE @ 9 a.m. (July 17):
A 21-year-old Dayton man was cited for failure to control in a Saturday crash after he drove off South Dixie Drive and crashed into Keily Gallery in Kettering.
A crash report shows Jordan Boston was believed to be going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone around 10:40 a.m. when he left the road and crashed into the antique shop, 2382 S. Dixie Drive.
Witnesses reported Boston speeding, however the 21-year-old told police his brakes locked up causing him to crash.
The building needed emergency construction to secure it.
A blue Ford Fusion crashed into an antique shop this morning while the owner of the store was inside in Kettering.
The crash happened at 10:40 a.m. at Keily Gallery, 2382 S. Dixie Drive.
The owner told us he was in the shop working on renovations when the driver went off South Dixie Drive while speeding and crashed into his shop.
He said he was working where the car broke through the window just minutes before the wreck. He had moved to another part of his shop.
The owner said he had just bought the location and was working to get it open.
The cause of the crash is not yet known.
It’s not known if the driver suffered any injuries.
Published: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 7:35 PM
Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 @ 8:01 PM
NEW JASPER TWP., Greene County — UPDATE @ 8:04 p.m.: The report of a water rescue on Shawnee Lake in Greene County is a training exercise, fire officials tell us.
A water rescue has occurred at Shawnee Lake, in Greene County's New Jasper Twp., for one victim who may have suffered a cardiac event.
CareFlight has been put on standby. The incident was dispatched about 7:15 p.m.
We're hearing that the victim, believed to be male, has been located and pulled out of the water.
Shawnee Lake is east of Xenia and just southwest of Jamestown.
We have a crew on the way and we'll update this developing report.