Dayton family burned out of their home

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – It appears a discarded cigarette is to blame for an overnight fire in Dayton.

Investigators told 2 NEWS the house in the 900 block of Burleigh Avenue is a total loss.

The family that lives there told firefighters they discovered flames and smoke just after 11 p.m. Thursday, about 90 minutes after one of them finished smoking a cigarette.

Everyone was able to get out of the house OK.

One firefighter suffered a slight injury after slipping on some ice.

The family is staying with relatives until repairs are made.

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