BROOKVILLE, Ohio (WDTN) - The record still stands. More than a foot of snow fell on January 26, 1978. That's the most snow to fall in a day in Dayton.
Bob Batz was a firefighter in Brookville at the time. Batz lived only one block from the firehouse, but in January of 1978 he remembers staying there at least five days straight without going home.
" We had to go to quite a few places in the country, out in the country because we had to check on them to
to make sure they were alright because they didn't have any communication with us and we didn't have any with them. We filled our days. It was an incredible experience when it comes down to it," Batz told 2 NEWS.
Batz remembers people running out of food. 51 people died in Ohio. Batz was proud of how his community responded.
"This community did so well. This community cooperated, this community took care of each other. It was absolutely incredible. It was like a team effort, a spur of a moment team effort, said Batz.
Neighbors reported heavy smoke coming from the home in the 300 block of Lawncrest Avenue in Drexel around 11 a.m.
The man suspected in the RTA bus hub attack that led to another man's death is expected to be released from the Montgomery County Jail pending further investigation.
A 29-year-old Farmersville man is dead after he was attacked Friday at the downtown RTA bus hub.
The city of West Carrollton has a new fire chief.
An accident slowed traffic near the I-75/US 35 interchange in downtown Dayton.