West Price Hill fire displaces nine children, 15 total - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

West Price Hill fire displaces nine children, 15 total

(PHOTO: FOX19 File) (PHOTO: FOX19 File)
WEST PRICE HILL (FOX19) -

An early morning fire in West Price Hill has displaced 15 people, nine of which are children.

The one-alarm structure fire happened in the 4400 block of West 8th Street around 2:30 a.m.

Firefighters were originally called to the scene for an outdoor fire. When the crew arrived to the scene, the blaze had spread to the garage of the building. The fire caused severe damage to the electrical meters and wiring.

Officials estimate the damage to be $25,000.

The Red Cross is helping the 15 individuals displaced by the fire.

No word on the cause of the fire at this time.

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