1 taken to hospital from Springfield house fire

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Crews respond to house fire in Springfield

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 2:59 p.m.

At least two people were displaced by a fire that sent one person to the hospital and heavily damaged a two-story home in the 100 block of East Southern Avenue, Springfield.

A male complaining of smoke inhilation was taken to the hospital for treatment, according to a Springfield fire official.

Firefighters determined that the blaze spread from a back bedroom on the second story to the rest of the floor.

The residents won’t be able to stay there because of fire, smoke and water damages. The Red Cross was called in to assist at least two people who were living there, according to the official.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

EARLIER

Crews in Springfield put out a fire on East Southern Avenue this afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the blaze around 1:45 p.m.

We’re on scene working to find out more.

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