DELHI TWP., Ohio - Investigators are attempting to determine what caused a Delhi Township home to go up in flames Saturday afternoon.
Fire crews were dispatched to 4432 Mount Alverno Road just after 3:30 p.m. Upon arriving at the scene, firefighters noticed that the fire was spreading quickly.
The home is described as a total loss, according to 9 On Your Side reporter Amy Wadas who was at the scene.
No one was inside the home at the time of the fire. Wadas reports that the homeowners were in Dayton.
Mount Alverno Road is closed as a result of the fire and subsequent investigation. Wadas reports that the roadway could was closed for several hours.
The Delhi Township Fire Chief Bill Zoz told Wadas that the fire could have started somewhere in the basement. Chief Zoz also added that weather conditions made fighting the fire somewhat difficult.
Fire crews were at the scene for more than five hours until nearly 8:40 p.m.
9 On Your Side and WCPO.com will update the story as new details become available.
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