WEST MILTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The American Red Cross is helping a family displaced by a fire in West Milton late Wednesday.
Fire officials say someone passing by called to report the fire on West Monroe-Concord Road, near Merrimont Drive, around 10 p.m. Wednesday.
When crews arrived at the scene, they found heavy smoke coming from the home. Flames showed through the roof a short time later.
The homeowner tells 2 NEWS he was at the house when the fire started. He says everyone inside got out safely.
Fire officials say two people and a pet living at the house must find a new place to stay.
Ludlow Falls, Laura, West Milton and Tipp City Fire Departments worked together to put out the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.Grab the FREE WDTN News App from the Apple Store or Google play. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.