Blue Ash Firefighters battle blaze on Victor Avenue
(February 18, 2022 – Blue Ash)
The Blue Ash Fire Department battled a blaze at a home located at 4353 Victor Avenue overnight that resulted in one person being taken to the hospital.
Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at 3:25 a.m. and noticed smoke coming from the front of the house. The occupants, an adult male, two juveniles, and two dogs, were out of the home.
The blaze was extinguished in approximately 15 minutes.
The adult male was taken to the hospital for an evaluation. His condition has not been released.
Firefighters on the scene said the fire appeared to have started in the basement. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
There were no working smoke detectors in the home. Blue Ash residents are urged to take advantage of the free smoke detectors and installation services offered by the Blue Ash Fire Department. Those interested can call 513-745-8533 to make an appointment.
Damage to the home is estimated at $20,000. The Red Cross will assist the occupants with temporary housing.
The Blue Ash Fire Department was assisted by the Montgomery, Sycamore Township, and Madeira/Indian Hill Fire Departments.
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