Family displaced after fire in basement in Montgomery County

UPDATE @ 8:44 p.m.:

A family of two adults and three children are displaced and will stay with family after their basement caught fire.

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Clayton, Englewood and Trotwood crews were on scene of what is described as a “small” fire to the ranch style home.

No one was home at the time of the fire but some kittens may or may not have been able to escape the fire, according to Clayton Fire battalion chief.

They believe a neighbor may have opened the garage door to allow the kittens to escape.

The fire caused from $8,000 to $10,000 in damages, Clayton Fire battalion chief said.

It’s unknown what caused the fire and it remains under investigation at this time.


Clayton fire crews were dispatched on reports of a house fire.

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The fire was reported in the 7500 block of Sheelin Court around 8 p.m.

We are on our way to the scene and will update this page as information becomes available.

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