Fire chief: Man suffers 3rd-degree burns in Jefferson Twp. house fire
Firefighters from Dayton, Jefferson Twp., Germantown, Trotwood and Farmersville battled a house fire on Dayton Liberty Road Thursday Jan. 28, 2021. One person suffered third-degree burns and was taken to Miami Valley Hospital. JIM NOELKER/STAFF
“One of the occupants was in the back of the house. He had a propane torch and we’re not for sure what happened, but the occupant has got third-degree burns on his back,” said Chief Doug Wright of the Jefferson Twp. Fire Department.
The victim was taken to Miami Valley Hospital, where his condition is not known.
Another person also was in the house who was not injured, Wright said.
The fire quickly spread and the house was destroyed.