Fire damages Hamilton home

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A Hamilton home is badly damaged by a late night fire.

The Hamilton Fire Department was called to a home in the 1700 block of South Derexa Drive around 10:30 Sunday night.

When they arrived, there were flames coming from the attic.

Initial reports from the scene indicated that one person was trapped on the second floor but that turned out to be false.

Firefighters said in a release that the four residents were able to get out before crews got there.

Crews worked quickly to get the fire out. NO one was injured.

All told, the home sustained $20,000 worth of damages.

Fire officials say the fire was accidentally set.