Dayton house to be demolished after catching fire

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A house is set to be demolished Wednesday morning after catching fire.

The fire was reported by a neighbor just after 1 a.m. on Pleasant Avenue near S. Jersey Street in Dayton.

Montgomery County Regional Dispatch told 2 NEWS fire officials said the home was unstable and feared it would collapse on neighboring homes. An emergency demolition of the structure was ordered.

The Dayton Fire Department told 2 NEWS no one was injured in the fire. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation.

The ordered demolition is expected to begin Wednesday.

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