Apartment fire deemed suspicious

Fire called suspicious (WDTN photo)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton firefighters are calling a fire on E. Bruce Ave. suspicious.

They were called to a four-unit apartment building around 12:40 a.m.

District Chief Peter Whitby says the fire started in the basement of 228 E. Bruce Ave., which is used for storage. The flames were mostly confined to the basement, but the first floor also sustained some damage.

Everyone inside the building got out safely.

Six people, including one child, were displaced. The Red Cross is providing assistance.

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