Family pet dies during 2-alarm fire in Mt. Lookout

CINCINNATI - Fire crews battled a fire at a two-family home in Mt. Lookout on Saturday.

Emergency dispatch reports multiple crews arrived to the scene shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

The fire engulfed both the front and rear portions of the property, which is located in the 700 block of Delta Avenue. The heaviest fire activity was in the rear of the building, dispatch reports.

Fire officials have indicated that people were inside the building at the time of the fire, but everyone appears to have escaped the building without injury.

The blaze was elevated to a two-alarm fire about 10 minutes after the call was placed.

Emergency crews blocked off southbound traffic on Delta Avenue from Linwood Avenue until approximately 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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