Jirka said all fires are considered suspicious until a cause can be determined.
“There was a fire at this same address early this week,” Jirka said. “We’ll be taking a look at that but right now we don’t have any connection; we don’t have any reason to believe there is a connection.”
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The tenants who live in the two units are displaced because of the damage to the dwelling, Jirka said.
UPDATE @ 11 p.m.
A 21-year-old woman was taken to a local hospital tonight to be treated for smoke inhalation.
The property owner said there was a fire last week at the home’s detached garage, though she would not provide further details about that incident.
The owner of the dwelling in the 700 block of East Central Avenue said there are three people who live on the first floor: an infant, the woman and the woman’s mother. There is one person who lives on the second floor.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to the Miami Valley Fire District.
Firefighters were called tonight to a house fire in Miamisburg.
The fire was reported around 9:30 p.m. in the 700 block of East Central Avenue.
According to initial reports, fire was showing from the rear of the two-story house.
We have a crew on the way and will update this report.
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