November 28, 2013 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire at 7555 Decatur Road. Crews arrived to find a mobile home fully involved. Firefighters worked to contain the blaze and protect the neighboring homes. No one was home at the time of the blaze but two pets did perish. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
November 27, 2013 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to an alarm at 2211 Enterprise Lane. On arrival, crews found the sprinkler system activated and smoke throughout the one story building. Crews entered the building and found a manufacturing machine and pallet of product on fire. The sprinkler system was able to contain the fire until firefighters arrived and extinguished. While the building sustained minor fire damage, there was moderate smoke and water damage. No one was inside at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.
November 27, 2013 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire at the Twin Oaks apartment complex. First arriving crews found heavy smoke coming from a first floor apartment of the two story structure. Crews evacuated the entire building. As firefighters worked to extinguish the fire they determined it had spread to a second floor apartment through a void space. Crews were able to control the blaze in 21 minutes. The structure sustained moderate fire and smoke damage and heavy water damage as the result of a broken water line. One of 12 occupants evacuated was treated at the scene for smoke related injuries. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
November 25, 2013 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire at 4099 Butler Road. The call was received by a passing motorist calling from Hillegas Road. The Fort Wayne Fire Department sent a full response (three Engines, one Ladder, the Rescue and two Battalion Chiefs.) On arrival fire was showing from the back side and roof area of the one story pole bard. While crews battled the blaze, FWFD Command called for an additional Engine due to the size of the structure and the limited hydrants and their locations in relation to the fire structure. Concurrently, the address was identified as an Allen County address and Dispatch notified county fire departments. Units from Southwest Fire District, Aboite, Arcola and Washington Fire Departments arrived and assisted FWFD crews already on scene. Together they worked to bring the fire under control in 39 minutes. Once the fire was controlled FWFD transitioned Command to the County units for the necessary and extensive overhaul. No injuries were reported. The fire's cause remains under investigation.