Officials: Fireworks spark blaze in vacant home

TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials in Ohio say fireworks sparked the flames that started a fire at a vacant house in a Dayton suburb.

WDTN-TV reports ( ) the blaze started at about 1 a.m. Friday in Trotwood.

Trotwood Chief Brandon Barnett tells the station the second floor had collapsed by the time firefighters were on the scene. No injuries were reported.

A neighbor says the home hasn’t been occupied for at least a year since the previous owner died.

Fire officials are working to determine whether the fire was intentionally started.

Barnett says it’s the city’s first fire related to fireworks this year.


Information from: WDTN-TV,

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