Firefighters make animal rescue at Dayton apartment fire

Crews work to put out a fire at an apartment on Old Orchard Ave. in Dayton (Photo: Bear Everett)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Firefighters made an animal rescue at an apartment fire in Dayton early on Wednesday morning.

Crews went to the 900 block of Old Orchard Avenue, near Homewood Avenue, just after midnight.

Fire officials say some materials were left too close to a furnace, causing the fire.

Crews contained the fire to one room and knocked it down quickly.

Firefighters rescued eight cats from the apartment.

No one was hurt in 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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