Arson listed as cause for Sidney fire

SIDNEY, Ohio (WDTN) — Investigators say arson is the cause of a fire in Sidney.

Firefighters went to the 500 block of N. Main Ave. around 7:15 p.m. on Sunday night.

When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke coming from the first floor of a vacant three-story multi-family residence.

Firefighters were able to knock down the flames quickly and contain the fire to the first floor of the building.

No one was inside and no one was hurt.

Fire officials estimate the damage at $8,000.

Sidney Fire received mutual aid from the Anna and Lockington Fire Departments.

The fire remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 937-498-2346. 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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