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New Miami house 'engulfed' in flames, fire crews responding

Posted at 2:54 PM, Aug 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-24 15:50:05-04

NEW MIAMI, Ohio — UPDATED at 2:47 p.m.: Additional manpower is being requested at a structure fire in the 100 block of Whitaker Avenue in the village of New Miami.

Dispatchers report the fire is in the front of a home and is “fully engulfed.”

Emergency personnel were dispatched at 2:16 p.m. to a report of fire showing in a one-story home at 130 Whitaker Ave.

An initial report indicated an occupant was still inside but dispatchers report everyone is out of the house.

Multiple crews have responded to the fire.

We’ll update the story as more information becomes available.

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