Burning house collapse damages neighboring home in Dayton

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Fire crews are fighting a huge fire in a vacant house on the first block of Alaska Street in Dayton.

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UPDATE @ 7:58 a.m.:

Firefighters are reporting that although initial reports said someone may have been in the burning house on Alaska Street, a search on arrival and another search after the fire was put out haven’t found anyone.

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One neighboring house took some damage when the burning house collapsed when one of the burning walls fell on it.

Investigators are on the scene. Fire crews are still putting out hot spots, after which the investigators will conduct a second search.

UPDATE @ 7:32 a.m.:

Parts of the vacant house that was burning on Alaska Street have collapsed.

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UPDATE @ 6:30 a.m.:

In photos we saw firefighters spraying water to the side of the house to protect the neighboring houses.

The 911 caller reportedly told dispatchers that they heard banging from inside the house, according to our crew on the scene.

UPDATE @ 6:12 a.m.:

Fire crews are fighting a huge fire in a vacant house on the first block of Alaska Street in Dayton.

According to our crew on the scene, fire crews are still unsure if anyone was inside the structure.

INITIAL REPORT:

Fire crews are responding to a report of a fire in the first block of Alaska Street in Dayton.

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Initial reports said that someone may be trapped in the structure.

We are working to learn more and will update this story with any new information.

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