Fire damages College Hill home

COLLEGE HILL, OH (FOX19) - Fire crews battled a house fire in College Hill Wednesday morning.

Flames broke out at a home on Ambrose Avenue just after 8:30 a.m.

Initial arriving fire units confirmed a working fire in a below grade apartment unit.  Firefighters conducted an aggressive interior fire attack controlling the fire within twenty minutes.

Damage is estimated at $30,000. The cause of the fire was due to combustibles being too close to a heat source.

Smoke detectors were present but not operational.  Two occupants have been displaced and are seeking the assistance of the American Red Cross, but no one was injured.

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