Vacant house fire spreads, damages neighboring homes in Dayton

Published: Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 9:43 AM

Vacant house fire in Dayton damages neighboring houses

A vacant house fire that occurred on Sherman Street spread to two nearby homes Saturday morning, fire officials say.

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Crews responded to the fire in the 100 block around 4:35 a.m., per initial reports. 

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Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze, leaving the side of the house with significant damage.

The neighboring homes were also damaged as a result of the flames spreading from the initial house fire.

It is unknown if anyone was inside the nearby homes that suffered damage.

Damage estimates were not immediately available for either of the houses. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.