Tipp City house bursts into flames

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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ON SCENE: Fire destroys Tipp City home

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE @ 4:30 p.m.:

A man was asleep inside his home in the 500 block of South Third Street when he was awakened by a pop sound.

The man got out of the house, and it burst into flames. The homeowner was not injured but the house is destroyed.

Tipp City firefighters were assisted by Vandalia and West Milton fire crews.

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They quickly knocked down the fire, and are dousing hot spots.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, including the possibility that it was weather-related.

FIRST REPORT

Firefighters are reported heavy smoke and flames from a house on West Third Street Wednesday afternoon.

Crews were dispatched to a house in the 500 block of South Third Street around 3:30 p.m. after the fire was reported.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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