Firefighter recovering after weekend blaze

Firefighters were called to the 5400 block of Bellefontaine Road in Huber Heights after a fire sparked. (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Dayton firefighter injured battling a weekend blaze is recovering.

Dayton fire officials say he remains hospitalized at Miami Valley Hospital.

Doctors want to keep a close eye on him as a precaution, so he should be released in the next few days.

The fire department says he is currently undergoing breathing treatments to help with his recovery.

The firefighter suffered burns while helping Huber Heights battle a duplex fire on Bellefontaine Road Sunday.

No one else was injured. 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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