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Dayton firefighter hospitalized after Huber Heights fire

The fire was ruled as suspicious and two to three units are damaged to the point of being uninhabitable, according to Huber Heights Fire Chief Mark Ashworth.

A firefighter from the Dayton Fire Department, which responded to provide mutual aid, was injured while battling the flames, Ashworth said.

The firefighter, a 15-year veteran and former medic, remains a patient at Miami Valley Hospital. Ashworth said the hospital stay is a precautionary measure. He said the firefighter suffered second-degree burns to his back, but potentially suffered respiratory burns.

The firefighter's identity was not released.


Multiple fire crews have been called to a fire in Huber Heights.

The fire was reported around 3:30 p.m. at an apartment building in the 6400 block of Bellefontaine Road.

Medics were called and mutual aid was also requested to the scene, according to scanner traffic.

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