FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – FWFD officials say a home in West Central was badly damaged in a fire early Monday morning.
Crews were called around 20 after midnight on reports of a fire in a large residential home on W. Wayne.
The occupants reported everyone was out of the house to the first arriving crews. There was a large fire in a second-floor living space that extended to the exterior rear of the building.
Firefighters entered to search for victims and to extinguish the fire, limiting it’s spread through the interior of the home. Salvage of property and overhaul work in damaged areas required several crews working for 3-4 hours. One occupant and one firefighter were treated at the scene by Three Rivers Ambulance Authority.
The cause was determined to be electrical. Fort Wayne Fire thanks FWPD, Fort Wayne Neighborhood Code Enforcement, NIPSCO, and AEP for their work at this incident.