MOUNT AUBURN, Ohio - Three people are looking for a place to stay after a fire raged at a two-story home in Mount Auburn Saturday afternoon.
According to the Cincinnati Fire Department, fire companies responded to a home located at 3013 Seitz Street just after 3:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a fire at the property. Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters noticed a working fire in the rear of the building between the first and second floors.
Fire companies were forced to open up the walls and ceiling of the property to expose the hidden fire, according to Fire Chief Duane V. Herth.
Crews were on the scene for approximately 90 minutes subduing hidden hot spots.
The fire department reports one firefighter sustained minor injuries while battling the blaze. Fire officials released no additional information regarding the injuries.
None of the three adults inside the home at the time of the fire were injured. The American Red Cross was called to assist the displaced residents of the home.
Damage to the property is estimated at $40,000.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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