Crews run out of water battling house fire in Warren County
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - Crews ran out of water and scrambled to get more as they battled a house fire in Warren County early Wednesday, a county dispatcher confirms.
Firefighters responded about 5:45 a.m. to Sue Avenue near Lyn Drive in Franklin Township after receiving reports of a fully engulfed house fire “with wires arcing,” a dispatch log shows.
Multiple fire departments from Butler, Warren and Montgomery counties were asked to bring tanker trucks with water.
At one point, a train delayed one of the tankers.
Then, a serious vehicle crash happening simultaneously in nearby Wayne Township in Butler County prevented that community’s fire department from sending a tanker, according to initial emergency communication reports.
A working fire hydrant was finally located around 6:30 a.m. in neighboring Carlisle at Park and John streets, according to emergency communication reports.
No one was hurt, fire officials say.
The home and garage are both a total loss, they said.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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