Fire relocates 8 people in Riverside

A fire Tuesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital and puts eight people out of their homes. (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)
A fire Tuesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital and puts eight people out of their homes. (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (WDTN) – A fire Tuesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital and puts eight people out of their homes.

The fire happened just before 3:00 Tuesday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to a duplex at 3543 Valencia Court in Riverside.

The fire affected the two apartments inside the building. One was taken to the hospital with minor smoke inhalation.

The Red Cross is helping five adults and three children who are unable to stay in the home because of the damage.

Fire Officials tell 2 NEWS the fire started in the kitchen of one of the units. The incident is still under investigation.

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