Fire breaks out in house being rehabbed

dayton house fire

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Officials are working to determine the cause of a fire that sparked in a Dayton house.

Firefighters arrived to a home in the 200 block of Morton Avenue around 6:30 a.m. Saturday.

When crews arrived on scene, they found a small fire on the first floor of the house and smoke in the attic.

Firefighters were able to quickly put out the smoke. Crews had to vent the attic.

Officials said the house was being rehabbed.

An investigator has been called. The cause of the fire is unknown. 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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