Unattended candle causes Clifton Hts. house fire

CLIFTON HEIGHTS, OH (FOX19) - Emergency crews were called to a small house fire Friday evening in Clifton Heights.

It was reported in the 500 block of Conroy Street just before 9 p.m. According to fire officials, a neighbor reported seeing flames coming from the roof.

Upon arrival, crews were able to extinguish the fire relatively quickly. However, authorities say the blaze caused $15,000 worth of damage to the building and also $1,500 in damages to the house next door.

It was determined the fire was caused by an unattended candle under a rooftop gondola.

In total, 31 firefighters responded to the scene. No one was injured.

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