West End townhouse on Genessee St damaged in fire - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Family displaced after West End townhouse fire

WEST END, OH (FOX19) -

A West End townhome was damaged in a fire Wednesday evening.

The fire occurred just after 8 p.m. in the 500 block of Genessee Street.

The Cincinnati Emergency Communications Center received a call from a neighbor stating there was smoke coming from the townhouse.

Initial arriving fire crews reported light smoke conditions from the third floor.  Fire Crews conducted an aggressive interior attack by advancing hose lines toward the third floor.  The fire was knocked down quickly in five minutes. 

One occupant was transported to the hospital for an unknown medical condition.  Crews remained on the scene additional sixty minutes, for fire investigation, salvage and overhaul operations. The fire was contained by the sprinkler system.  

There were no other reported injuries to firefighters. The American Red Cross was called to help the displaced family of two adults and one child. 

The estimated damage to the townhouse is $25,000.  The cause of the fire is undetermined and currently under investigation by the Fire Investigation Unit.

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