District One Fire Chief, Louis Arnold reported on a One-Alarm structure fire that occurred in the East Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati. At approximately 1:00 PM, the Cincinnati Emergency Communications Center received a call from a neighbor, for a house on fire at the above address
First arriving companies found heavy fire showing from the second floor rear, of a two story-with attic, two-family dwelling. An interior fire attack brought the fire under control in approximately 15 minutes. The fire originated in the living room and no smoke detector was present. No tenants were home on the second floor. A first floor tenant was notified of the fire by neighbors and exited the building.
Damage from the fire is estimated at $15,000 and is currently under investigation as to its cause. There were two firefighters treated on scene for heat related symptoms. Thirty-two firefighters were utilized at this incident.
For further information please contact acting District 2 Fire Chief, Captain John Raterman, at 513-352-2322.