District 1 Fire Chief Lou Arnold reported on a One-Alarm structure fire that occurred in the Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati this morning on August 13th, 2013. At 6:00 AM, the tenant of the apartment on fire knocked on the firehouse door to report the fire.
Upon arrival, initial companies found heavy smoke from the rear of a two story, 12 unit multi-dwelling with heavy smoke in the hallways. Numerous tenants were evacuated from the building. An aggressive interior attack brought the fire under control in less than 15 minutes.
Damage from the fire was estimated at $15,000. A working smoke detector alerted the occupant to the fire. There were no reported civilian or firefighter injuries at this incident. Thirty-two firefighters were utilized at this incident.
For further information please contact District 2 Fire Chief, Duane Herth, at 513-352-2322.