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.