Bricks make the difference at fire scene

House fire on Stone Road in Xenia. (WDTN Photo)
House fire on Stone Road in Xenia. (WDTN Photo)

XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – A Xenia resident called 911 after spotting smoke billowing from her own home.

The woman lives at 1321 Stone Road. She was able to get herself and her dog out of the house safely.

House fire on Stone Road in Xenia.  (WDTN Photo)
House fire on Stone Road in Xenia. (WDTN Photo)

Firefighters arrived and got the attic fire under control quickly.

They say the home was built in the 1800s. The brick structure is what kept the flames from spreading.

The cause is under investigation, but the homeowner thinks she has an electrical problem.

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