Firefighters work to extinguish hidden flames

Apartment fire on W. South Street in Sidney
Apartment fire on W. South Street in Sidney. (WDTN Photo)

SIDNEY, Ohio (WDTN) – Firefighters say an apartment fire in Sidney was worse than it looked.

Fire crews were called to 237 West South Street at 11:30 a.m. They arrived to find the second floor on fire. Crews say fire found its way in the walls and they had search the building for hidden hot spots.

No one was inside at the time. The people who live in the apartments cannot stay there. The Red Cross is assisting them.

The cause is under investigation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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