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Fire tears through vacant home on Erie Avenue early Thursday morning

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Posted at 8:01 AM, Jan 11, 2018

CINCINNATI -- A fire tore through a vacant home on Erie Avenue near Whetsel Avenue in Madisonville early Thursday morning.

The fire was first reported just before 5 a.m., according to a spokesperson from Cincinnati Fire Department District 4. When firefighters arrived, the entire second floor of the home was engulfed.

Multiple fire crews responded to the scene; forty-two first responders were on the scene.

Dan Carroll flew over the scene of the fire in Chopper 9 during Good Morning Tri-State. By 6:05 a.m., the flames were out.

WATCH Chopper 9 footage below:


Several neighbors -- some as far as Fairfax -- called WCPO's newsroom to ask about the fire. 

No one was injured in the effort to put out the fire, but the home was a total loss, District 4 said.