McClain said he did not have a dollar estimate for the damage.
UPDATE @ 5:56 p.m.:
The fire in a vacant house on South Mathison Avenue, just off West Third Street, is being investigated as suspicious, Dayton fire officials tell us. An investigator has been sent to the scene.
There are no reports of any injury.
Crews are on the scene of a house fire in the area of West Third Street and South Mathison Avenue in Dayton that's producing a large amount of smoke.
Crews were dispatched just after 5:30 p.m. on a report of structure fire.
House fire sends plumes of smoke in Dayton
A large plume of black smoke can be seen from several vantage points in the city.
We have a crew on the way. We will update this developing report as we learn more.
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