Families displaced after apartment fire in Dayton

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Emergency crews extinguished a fire at an apartment building in Dayton Wednesday afternoon.

Regional Dispatch tells 2 NEWS flames broke out at a structure in the area of 208 Warren Street.

The Dayton Fire Department responded to the scene.

They could not immediately say what might have caused the fire.

The Red Cross is supporting victims who were displaced at the Dayton Convention Center.

“We have mental health professionals who are volunteers who can talk about the experience, and really, we just have wonderful volunteers that provide a little bit of home for those who can’t go back tonight,” said Cory Paul, Executive Director of the Dayton-area Red Cross.

The building’s owner tells us the building contains 25 units.

Several people called our newsroom to report that they could see heavy smoke in the area from the highway nearby.

No injuries were reported.

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