CareSource: ‘Fire did not affect company operations’

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The new CareSource construction site in Downtown Dayton was on fire Thursday afternoon.

The fire just started right afternoon and the Dayton Fire Department said they saw the fire on the roof of the building.

The Public Information Officer for the Dayton Fire Department said the roofing materials were a factor in this fire.

2 NEWS has a crew on the scene at 134 North Jefferson Street.

You can watch drone video courtesy The Moody Views here:

Our crews captured video of the scene from the Kettering Tower as firefighters put the flames out.

Vice President of DANIS, Troy Erbes, said there was an incident with roof insulation and as a result, it caught on fire.

Erbes said they called the fire department to come to the scene and no one was injured.

CareSource sent out a tweet about the fire: 

CareSource sent a written statement Thursday afternoon:

The fire at the new CareSource construction site on First and Jefferson streets did not affect company operations. CareSource has 4 office locations in downtown Dayton with approximately 2,000 staff.  At no time was the fire a danger to any downtown office location or staff.

The Danis Corporation, the construction lead on the project and the Fire Chief will assess damages and provide details about the cause of the fire.

The new CareSource office location is scheduled to open in the Spring of 2019 and at this time there is no reason to delay the completion and opening.

Our call center and member support phone lines remain operational.

A 2 NEWS viewer, James Trzeciak, sent this video of the smoke.

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2 NEWS is following this story and we will keep you updated with the latest information as it is available. 

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