Hamilton fire crews battle three fires in 24 hours

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - Hamilton fire crews remained busy on Sunday morning, fighting their third fire in 24 hours.

Crews responded to a vacant home on Booth Avenue at around 5:40 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Upon arrival the firefighters found heavy smoke showing and determined the fire had started in the basement.

No injuries were reported and the damage estimate is being estimated to be $50,000.

This is the third fire Hamilton crews battled in 24 hours. Crews were also called to South Fourth Street at around 7 p.m. on Saturday night. No one was at the home when that fire broke out. The fire started in the attic, causing the roof to start collapsing. Damage in that fire is estimated at $35,000 structural and $1,000 contents.

The third fire occurred Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. on Webster Avenue. This fire appeared to start in the wiring of a baseboard heater after power was restored from an outage on the West side that occurred Saturday. Damage in that fire is estimated at $13,000.

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