Two-alarm fire breaks out in Avondale apartment building

AVONDALE, OH (FOX19) - A two-alarm fire broke out in an Avondale apartment building late Friday night, displacing eight families.

Crews were called to the 3600 block of Reading Road just after 11:30 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found flames in the basement that quickly spread to the attic space.

Firefighters conducted an aggressive interior attack on multiple floors, bringing the blaze under control within an hour.

No one was hurt but the damage is estimated at $60,000. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

Eleven companies and 52 firefighters responded to the incident.

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