Saturday, August 18, 2007

Residents, Please Pay Attention & Be Aware!

At around 11:30 PM last night, there was a suspicious fire at the apartment complex near the corner of Illinois & Wayne. 5 of the units were completely destroyed & a number of residents went to Miami Valley with smoke inhalation.
This is the third suspicious fire in our neighborhood in the last two months.
Below you will see reports from the Dayton Daily News & WHIO-TV, as well as a link to pictures of the fire. Please check them out & Please, everyone, let's be more concerned & diligent about the safety of OUR Neighborhood & it's residents.

Dayton Daily News
Fire breaks out in Dayton apartment building
By Ryan Justin Fox
Staff Writer
Friday, August 17, 2007

DAYTON — Firefighters are battling a fire in an apartment building in the 2300 block of Wayne Avenue.

About 11:47 p.m., police and fire radio communication voice traffic indicated that some of the people believed to live in the building have not been accounted for.
Extra firefighting equipment has been dispatched to the scene, according to the radio voice traffic.

Contact this reporter at (937) 225-2263 or

Suspicious Fire Breaks Out In Dayton

Fire crews were called to the 2300 block of Wayne Avenue on an apartment building fire after 11 p.m. Friday.
Fire crews said heavy fire and smoke filled both ends of the building and some residents were trapped inside when the flames broke out. Several residents were taken to the hospital because of smoke inhalation.
Investigators said they are not sure what caused the fire, but are calling it suspicious.

Please, if anyone saw or heard anything out of the ordinary in the part of Walnut Hills last night, aroung 11PM, contact Dayton PD at 333-COPS. This is our neighborhood & it is up to us to keep it a safe place to live!

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