Man, 85, found dead in Bond Hill house fire - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Man, 85, found dead in Bond Hill house fire

A man was found dead inside a Bond Hill home early Wednesday. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand) A man was found dead inside a Bond Hill home early Wednesday. (FOX19 NOW/Adam Schrand)
BOND HILL, OH (FOX19) -

An 85-year-old man was found dead after fire broke out in a house early Wednesday, Cincinnati police and fire officials said.

His body was located in a bed inside the front of the first floor doorway entrance to the home on Lawn Avenue near Rhode Island Avenue shortly after crews arrived about 12:30 a.m.

His name was not released.

Neighbors spotted the fire and tried to rescue the victim, but they were unsuccessful in attempts to get in through the front door, said Cincinnati Police Lt. Tim Brown, the night chief.

It's not clear yet what caused the fire, but it appears to be accidental, he said.

"Every indication is it's accidental," he said.

There were no operating smoke detectors inside the home, fire officials said.

Damage was set at $25,000.

Fire and homicide investigators are looking into the cause.

Homicide investigators respond to fatal fires per standard procedure.

Copyright 2015 WXIX. All rights reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

    Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:59:32 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Dustin Johnson misses a putt on the 18th green during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y.
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.Full Story >
    The toughest test at US Open is getting Shinnecock Hills in the right condition for a memorable final round.Full Story >
  • Afghan bomber kills 19, Taliban rejects cease-fire extension

    Afghan bomber kills 19, Taliban rejects cease-fire extension

    Sunday, June 17 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-06-17 11:29:42 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:21:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). A wounded man is brought by stretcher into a hospital in Jalalabad city, capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on...(AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). A wounded man is brought by stretcher into a hospital in Jalalabad city, capital of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, June 16, 2018. A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on...

    A suicide bomber has struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a...

    Full Story >

    A suicide bomber has struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad, killing at least 10 people in the second attack in as many days targeting Taliban fighters, security forces and civilians celebrating a holiday cease-fire.

    Full Story >
  • Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

    Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-06-17 08:49:27 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:21:16 GMT
    (Viktoria Geranovich via AP). In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, ...(Viktoria Geranovich via AP). In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, ...

    Moscow police would not comment on whether the crash would affect security measures for the World Cup, which is being held in 11 Russian cities over the next month.

    Full Story >

    Moscow police would not comment on whether the crash would affect security measures for the World Cup, which is being held in 11 Russian cities over the next month.

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly