An early morning fire caused damage to a house in Sidney.

According to a release, crews were called to house a on 44 Meadow Lane, around 2:40 am, for a fire. When they arrived, firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the front door.

Crews determined the fire was located in the basement and were able to quickly contain and extinguish the flames.

The total loss of damage to the property is estimated at $50,000. 

A box alarmed was dispatched  to recall all off duty Sidney firefighters as well as Anna Fire Department, Lockington Fire Department, Fort Loramie Fire Department and Perry Port Salem Rescue Squad.

Vectren was called to the scene to secure the gas and DP&L to secure the power.

The cause of the fire is now known and is under investigation by the Sidney Fire Department Investigation Team.

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