Reward offered for arson info

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WDTN) – The State Fire Marshal ruled it an arson and is offering a $5,000 reward for information about the fire that destroyed a Harrison Township house early Wednesday morning.

Fire on Berwyck Ave (WDTN)
Fire on Berwyck Ave (WDTN)

When firefighters arrived at 2405 Berwyck Avenue around 2 a.m., they said the fire was fully involved.

Orange flames and thick smoke could be seen from miles away. 2 NEWS heard from viewers who saw the fire from their cars while driving on I-75.

Fire crews from Huber Heights and Butler Township were called for mutual aid assistance. No injuries were reported.

2 NEWS learned the vacant house was recently purchased by an organization called Third Chance Ministries for $9,000 cash. Third Chance Ministries officials said the house was not insured. 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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