Family escapes Tudor-style home destroyed by fire in Wayne Twp.

A family of five or six escaped a fire Monday night that destroyed their Tudor-style home.

Crews remained on scene hours later in the 9200 block of Lytle Ferry Road near Waynesville.

A Wayne Twp. fire official said someone in the family smelled smoke, and that the fire was believed to have started in the basement.

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The fire was dispatched at 8:20 p.m., according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office.

The cause is under investigation.

Crews from other departments, including Clearcreek Twp., also responded to the fire.

We will update this report as we learn more.

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