Fire marshal requested to scene of German Twp. house fire

Fire crews are at the scene of a reportedly fully engulfed house fire in German Twp., according to initial reports. (WHIO/Stock photo)
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Fire crews are at the scene of a reportedly fully engulfed house fire in German Twp., according to initial reports. (WHIO/Stock photo)

UPDATE @ 6:26 a.m.

A fire marshal has been requested to the scene of a house fire in German Twp. Saturday morning, according to dispatchers.

Dispatchers said the fire is nearly out and fire crews are working a few remaining hot spots in the structure.

It is unknown how much damage was done to the house, but initial reports indicate the red cross has been requested to the scene.

Dispatchers said a cause for the fire has yet to be determined, however, the homeowners told firefighters at the scene they believe it may have originated from a fireplace.

The number of people in the house at the time of the fire is not confirmed.

Initial reports indicate a man and woman living at the house managed to escape the flames unharmed.

UPDATE @ 4:51 a.m.

Fire crews continue to battle a fully engulfed house fire in German Twp. Saturday morning.

Dispatchers said everyone was safely removed from the home and no injuries have been reported.

While crews continue to put out the fire, dispatchers said fire crews believe the fire originated from a fireplace in the house.

Pike Twp. and German Twp. firefighters remain on the scene, according to dispatchers.

INITIAL REPORT (Dec. 10)

Fire crews are at the scene of a reportedly fully engulfed house fire in German Twp., according to initial reports.

Dispatchers said crews were sent to the fire in the 2800 block of Ash Drive around 3:40 a.m.

Initial reports indicate two people residing in the home are out of burning house.

Flames can be seen coming from all sides of the house and an additional water supply has been requested, according to scanner traffic.

Smoke and flames from the burning home can be seen from Ohio 41, according to initial reports.

We will continue to monitor this developing story.

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