Fire in vacant house considered suspicious

Firefighters were called to a vacant house fire on Germantown Street. (WDTN Photo/Matt Behrens)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Fire officials are calling a fire at a vacant Dayton house suspicious.

Firefighters were called to the 1800 block Germantown Street Sunday around 1:50 p.m. when a driver spotted smoke.

Crews were able to quickly contain the fire and no injuries were reported.

The road was shut down for a period of time while firefighters worked to clear the scene.

The house is considered a total loss, but no damage was done to neighboring houses.

The cause of the fire remains 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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