Crews battle house fire in Clayton

House damaged by fire on Rushleigh Road in Clayton.

CLAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Firefighters worked to contain a house fire in Clayton on Wednesday morning.

Crews responded to a fire call just after 10 a.m. on Wednesday in the 6900 block of Rushleigh Road.

When firefighters arrived, they found smoke and flames showing from a one-story house. The fire reportedly started in the garage and spread into the attic of the house.

A car in the garage was destroyed in the fire. The garage was the most heavily damaged area of the house.


The Clayton Fire Association will help the family by putting them into a hotel and giving them money for clothes and food.

Fire officials haven’t said where the fire started or what might have caused it. 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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