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Tenant knocks on firehouse door, alerts crews of apartment fire

WEST PRICE HILL, OH (FOX19) -

A tenant of a West Price Hill apartment building alerted fire crews of a blaze by knocking on the firehouse door.

The fire broke out in the 4500 block of Glenway Avenue around 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke coming from the back of a two-story, 12 unit building. Heavy smoke was reported in the hallways.

Several tenants were evacuated. Crews were able to control the fire in less than 15 minutes.

Firefighters said that a working smoke detector alerted the occupant of the fire. No injuries were reported in the incident.

Damage was estimated at $15,000.  

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