Dayton house destroyed by fire

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Fire destroyed a vacant house early Wednesday morning.

Authorities said the fire started in the 100 block of McGee Street just before 4 a.m. Investigators are calling it suspicious.

The district chief on scene told 2 NEWS the fire started in the back of the two-story home and made its way up to the attic.

Crews evacuated residents from some homes nearby in case the fire spread. Once the flames were out, residents were allowed back inside.

The fire 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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