House fire makes a dent in home

(WDTN Photo/ Justin Kraus)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) Р Dispatchers received a call Tuesday evening about a house fire on Travis Drive.

Riverside crews and mutual aid crews were at the scene.

(WDTN Photo/ Justin Kraus)

As the Riverside Fire Crew arrived at the scene, Riverside Fire Department Chief Shon Smith said everyone that was in the house got out safely and did not have any injuries.

Smith said the fire was in already in the walls when we walked around the house.

Officials guess the house damage is around $30,000 to $50,000.

Officials are working with the Red Cross to have a place for the family to stay the night.

Smith says investigators are still figuring out how the fire started. 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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