Vacant house burns on Lorenz Avenue

Cause of fire under investigation.

Fire at vacant house on Lorenz Avenue.

DAYTON (WDTN) – Fire investigators are working the scene of a vacant house fire.

It happened just after 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday in the 1st block of Lorenz Avenue.

When crews arrived–they found flames pouring from the first floor of the home. 

Firefighters on scene say electricity was running to the vacant house.

They say the cause of the fire could be electrical, although the official cause is still under investigation.

The house was severely damaged by the fire.

No firefighters were hurt putting out the fire. 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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