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Perfect pumpkin picking weather with lots of sunshine

A spectacular fall day filled with lots of sunshine and warming fall temperatures. After a cool start in the 40s this morning, temperatures will rise into the 70s by this afternoon. A perfect day to take in some fall activities such as pumpkin picking or the Minster Oktoberfest.

TODAY: Mostly sunny and pleasant. Highs near 75

Car slams into pole on Dayton street

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — A car slammed into a pole on a Dayton street early Friday.

It happened on W. Third Street near N. James H. McGee Boulevard around 4:20 a.m. Friday.

The car was heavily damaged in the crash.

A medic was requested to the scene. Authorities did not release any information about injuries from the crash.

Police shut down the intersection of W. Third Street and N. James H. McGee Boulevard for nearly and hour to clear the crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Crews contain large mulch fire in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Fire officials say crews have contained a large mulch fire in Dayton.

The fire started just before 1 a.m. Friday in the parking lot of the old Meijer location on Harshman Road.

Fire officials say this is a collection area for debris from the Memorial Day tornadoes. When crews arrived, they found a large pile of debris on fire.

According to fire officials, recent warm weather caused the debris piles to heat up, which may have caused the fire.

Investigators work to learn cause of fire at vacant house in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Investigators are working to learn what caused a fire at a vacant house in Dayton.

Crews responded to reports of a fire on E. Fourth Street, near Bell Street, just before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A 911 caller reported seeing smoke in the area.

When firefighters arrived, they found a house on fire.

Authorities say the house was vacant.

Police investigate 2 shootings in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police are investigating two shootings in Dayton overnight.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting near Germantown Street and W. Third Street just before 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Police found a person with a gun at a nearby gas station and took that person into custody. Investigators now say that person was not involved in either shooting.

While police were investigating in that area, someone in a car stopped officers. The person said someone inside their car had been shot.

Police find suspect after shots fired at officers during pursuit

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police have arrested a suspect after shots were fired at officers during a pursuit.

Authorities say the pursuit began in Riverside, and crossed over several jurisdictions.

According to authorities, shots were fired at the officers.

Police set up a perimeter, with several streets blocked on the east side of Dayton, including the intersection of Burkhart Avenue and S. Garland Avenue.

2-vehicle crash sends 4 people to hospital

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Several people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in Dayton.

It happened just after 11 a.m. Sunday at the the intersection of Clement Avenue and W. Stewart Street. A car and a van were involved in the crash.

The car ended up the front yard of a nearby house. The van crashed through a fence and ended up next to a nearby apartment building.

House destroyed by fire in Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Fire destroyed a house in Dayton early Sunday.

Crews responded to reports of a house on fire on Hamilton Avenue, between Milton Street and St. Jude Avenue, just before 4:30 a.m. Sunday.

A 911 caller reported seeing flames coming from the house.

When crews arrived, they found fire covering the house.

Authorities say the house was too damaged to search.

A neighboring house suffered exposure damage due to the fire.

The heat continues today and intensifies for the week ahead

Well above normal temperatures continue today across much of the Miami Valley with highs in the mid to upper 80s. However, if you live in the far northern counties, it will be slightly cooler today with highs in the only in the upper 70s. North of I-70 there is a chance of a spotty shower or storm.

TODAY: Mix of clouds and sun. Isolated shower or storm north. High 86

Summer time heat grips the Ohio Valley for the first weekend of fall

Lots of fall activities and festivals going on this weekend and it will be unseasonably warm. Both today and Sunday, there is a slim chance of a shower or storm mainly to the north.

TODAY: Mix of clouds and sun, breezy and unseasonably warm. Slight chance of a shower or storm, mainly north. High 88

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