Crews called to fourth-floor fire at Lakewoods Apartments in Dayton

A fire in a fourth-floor unit at the Lakewoods Apartments tonight was quickly extinguished by Dayton firefighters.

The 900 block of Wilmington Avenue remains closed to traffic while crews are on scene.

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Firefighters were going through the building floor-by-floor, top down, to systematically check to make sure there are no other issues. They also were making entry into fourth-floor units to check on residents; however, there have been no reports of any injuries.

Dayton fire officials are expected to release further information tonight on the possible cause of the fire.


Crews were called tonight to a fire inside one unit at the Lakewoods Apartments.

The fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m. at an apartment on the fourth floor of the building at 980 Wilmington Ave.

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Residents were being evacuated.

We are on the way and will update this report as we learn details.

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