4 people displaced after Hamilton house fire

HAMILTON, Ohio - Four people are searching for temporary housing as a result of a structure fire at a home in Hamilton early Sunday evening.

According to a press release from the Hamilton Fire Department, eroded electric service wires caused a fire in a utility closet at a home located at 302 Michael Avenue around 4 p.m.

The home owner suffered burns to his hand while trying to extinguish the fire with a portable fire extinguisher. fire officials said.

Fire crews spent two hours on the scene containing the blaze. No firefighters were injured.

Damage to the property is estimated at $25,000.

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