Slug: CTY Fire19p Date: 03/18/2007 Location: Toledo, Ohio Caption: THE BLADE/ERIC SUMBERG Toledo Firefighters use Ladder Truck 9 from the South Street station to douse the home at 1545 Hamilton Street after being called to the residence around 8:15 pm. Battalion Chief Phil Cervantes called the fire "suspicious" and said the arson investigative team had been called. Summary: House fire at 1545 Hamilton Street started approximately 8:15. Residents report hearing an explosion. Fire department believes house was vacant.
Toledo firefighters use Ladder Truck 9 from the South Avenue station to extinguish a blaze at 1545 Hamilton St.
Neighbors reported hearing an explosion before seeing flames and notifying the fi re department about 8:15 last night. Battalion Chief Phil Cervantes called the fi re suspicious and said arson investigators were called in. The house is believed to have been vacant, fire officials said.