Demo crews knock down Youngstown house after overnight fire, rekindle

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN)- Demolition crews took down a Youngstown home on the east side after an overnight fire and a rekindle.

Firefighters originally responded to a vacant house fire on North Garland Avenue around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Firefighters found the second floor on fire and were able to put it out.

The fire rekindled around 6 a.m. causing more damage.

Fire crews remained on the scene Wednesday morning to watch over the still-smoldering house until demolition crews could come and knock it down.

According to the battalion chief, the house on Garland Avenue has been vacant for a few years.

No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.

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