MESOPOTAMIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKBN)- Firefighters from several departments battled a house fire in Mesopotamia Township Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to the 4000 block of Gates East Road around 10:30 a.m.

Farmington Township Fire Chief Jon Bland said that they believe the fire started on the second floor. The cause is under investigation.

Bland said that a large family lived in the home. No injuries were reported.

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Bland said the metal roof on the house made the heat inside intense. He said firefighters had to be rotated every 10-15 minutes to prevent heat stroke.

The second floor and attic of the home were heavily damaged.