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Officials: No smoke detectors within residence in Hamilton fire

Upon arrival the first responding unit found heavy smoke coming from the first floor of the structure.  In addition, flames were found to be extending from a basement window, officials said (Photo: FOX19 NOW/ Mike Woeste) Upon arrival the first responding unit found heavy smoke coming from the first floor of the structure. In addition, flames were found to be extending from a basement window, officials said (Photo: FOX19 NOW/ Mike Woeste)
HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) -

Hamilton officials are investigating a house fire that caused approximately $50,000 worth of damage Friday morning.

The Hamilton Fire Department says they were called to the 2000 block of Benninghofen Avenue at around 8:30 a.m.

Upon arrival the first responding unit found heavy smoke coming from the first floor of the structure.  In addition, flames were found to be extending from a basement window, officials said. Fire damage was confined to those two areas.

Two occupants were treated for smoke inhalation with minor burns and were transported Fort Hamilton Hospital, according to authorities. 

Officials say there were no smoke detectors within the residence.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but officials say at this point is considered accidental.

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