Kitchen fire displaces residents at Jefferson Twp. apartment complex

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Jefferson Twp. apartment fire

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 2 a.m: Two residents are displaced after a kitchen fire occurred inside one of the units at the Olive Hills Apartments early Thursday.

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Jefferson Twp. fire crews say they responded to Pawtucket Street and found active fire coming from the kitchen area in an apartment building in the 100 block.

Firefighters were able to knock down the fire quickly, which caused damage to the apartment and a neighboring unit.

No occupants were inside the nearby apartment that suffered damage. RedCross was not requested because the displaced residents, who were not injured, will stay with family, officials say.

Investigators were called to the scene to determine what caused the fire and estimate damages.

Dayton, Trotwood, and Moraine firefighters assisted Jefferson Twp. fire personnel.

INITIAL REPORT

Crews are battling a reported working fire at an apartment complex on Pawtucket Street early Thursday.

Initial reports indicate visible smoke was coming from the building, in the 100 block, around 12:35 a.m.

We are on our way to the scene and will continue to update this story.