5 dogs, resident rescued from fire at Huber Heights home

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Chambersburg Road house fire

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 3:20 a.m: Five dogs and one resident had to be rescued from a Huber Heights home after a fire broke out early Friday morning.

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Fire crews were dispatched to the 8800 block on reports of a structure fire with people trapped inside around 2 a.m., per initial reports.

Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the flames once they arrived on scene.

They also immediately entered the house and rescued the male resident after it was confirmed that one of the two occupants were still inside.

He was transported to an area hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, fire officials said.

The home is uninhabitable for the night and both residents, as well as the dogs have been relocated.

Fire investigators are working to determine how the fire started though unconfirmed reports indicate it may have resulted from an unattended cigarette, per emergency scanner traffic.

Fire officials say there were no working smoke detectors in the home.

Dayton, Fairborn, Riverside, and Wright-Patterson fire departments assisted at the scene.


Crews are battling a house fire that was reported on Chambersburg Road early Friday morning.

Initial reports indicate a working fire occurred just after 2 a.m. in the 8800 block.

We’re on our way to the scene and will continue to update this story with more.