Dayton firefighters investigate double house fires on Maryland Ave.

UPDATE @ 7:15 a.m.

Dayton firefighters are investigating the cause of two fires that occurred on Maryland Ave. Saturday morning.

According to Captain Baldwin, crews responded initially to a house fire involving a one-story structure in the 200 block of Maryland Ave. While combating the well-involved fire, a crew member noticed the two-story house across the street was also on fire.

The one-story house was destroyed, and the two-story house sustained heavy damage in the rear.

Both houses were vacant, and no injuries were involved.

7 or 8 different crews responded to the incident, according to Dayton firefighters.


Dayton fire crews are on scene of two structure fires on the 200 block of Maryland Ave., according to our crew on the scene.

The two fires are on either side of the street. According to our crews, heavy smoke is showing from both structures.

It is unknown if the two fires are related.

No injuries have been reported as of now.

We are working to learn more from firefighters as this story develops.

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