Neighbor saves man from morning fire

(WDTN Photo/Mike Burianek)

KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – Fire crews were called to the 4000 block of Croftshire Drive Friday morning.

The call came in around 5:45.

Dispatchers told 2 NEWS the fire was in a four-unit apartment building. Neighbors said they were told by firefighters the fire was contained to one of the apartments and that it appeared to have started near a furnace room.

One of the neighbors, after calling 911, knocked on the door of an elderly man who’s apartment was on fire. According to the neighbor, he went inside and found the man living there, and pulled him to safety.

The elderly man was taken to the hospital. 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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