Caption

Before snow came, this West Chester fire closed part of U.S. 42

West Chester firefighters battled a fire this morning that caused a portion of U.S. 42 to close down as they put out the blaze.

MORE: Weather cancels events across Butler County: See what’s affected

Drew Reeder, West Chester Twp. spokesman, said the fire occurred shortly after 8 a.m. Friday at 9112 Cincinnati Columbus Rd.

“A caller said that he needed help because there was a fire at that address — apparently in the basement,” Reeder said.

Due to the placement of fire hydrants on that portion of the road, Reeder said it became necessary to close the area down to traffic so firefighters could deal with the fire.

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Police: Miami Twp. officer hit on SB I-75 ‘awake but very sore’
  2. 2 Latest Xenia News and Xenia Buccaneers H.S. sports
  3. 3 Florida commissioner allegedly fed, housed couple in exchange for sex

He added that there were no injuries at the location and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation. The total amount of damage is unknown at this time.

MORE: Winter storm: How to stay safe

More from Daytondailynews