ANSONIA — Fire, EMS and law enforcement units from across Darke County were summoned to the scene of a 3-alarm house fire Tuesday afternoon in Ansonia.
Dark, billowing smoke from the blaze at the 9900 block of Detling Road could be seen from miles away as the residence became fully engulfed in flames.
Fire units from Ansonia, Burkettsville, Greenville, Greenville Township, Union City and Versailles responded to the scene at approximately 2 p.m. Ansonia and Greenville Township Rescue squads and Darke County Sheriff’s deputies also were on hand to assist.
A continual stream of tanker trucks transported water to the scene. Authorities provided no information regarding fatalities or injuries resulting from the fire. WDTN-2 reported fire officials saying the home was “a total loss.”
A spokesperson for the Ansonia Fire Department said an investigator from the State Fire Marshal’s Office arrived late Tuesday afternoon to examine the scene. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
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