Multiple families displaced after West Carrollton apartment fire

Crews from four fire departments responded to a large fire Aug. 13, 2021, at Centerville Park Apartments off Sidneywood Drive in West Carrollton.
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Crews from four fire departments responded to a large fire Aug. 13, 2021, at Centerville Park Apartments off Sidneywood Drive in West Carrollton.

Credit: West Carrollton Fire Department

Credit: West Carrollton Fire Department

Heavy flames and smoke were seen Friday evening coming from a three-story apartment building in West Carrollton.

The fire was reported at 6:40 p.m. at the Centerville Park Apartments off Sidneywood Road, according to the Centerville Police Department, which provides emergency dispatch services for the city of West Carrollton.

“All occupants are safe and to the best of our knowledge all pets are, too,” the West Carrollton Fire Department stated Saturday on its Facebook page.

Several families were displaced, and the American Red Cross was contacted to assist them.

In addition to the West Carrollton Fire Department, crews from the Miami Valley Fire District, Moraine and Washington Twp. fire departments responded to the blaze at the apartment, according to West Carrollton’s social media post.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Crews from four fire departments responded to a large fire Aug. 13, 2021, at Centerville Park Apartments off Sidneywood Drive in West Carrollton.
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Crews from four fire departments responded to a large fire Aug. 13, 2021, at Centerville Park Apartments off Sidneywood Drive in West Carrollton.

Credit: West Carrollton Fire Department

Credit: West Carrollton Fire Department