July 18, 2015 - Fort Wayne Firefighters were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 4600 block of Euclid Ave. The first crews on scene found the majority of a cape cod type home engulfed in flames. The entire rear roof line had burnt thru and had flames reaching twenty feet into the air. There were two bedrooms on the first floor that were not completely engulfed in fire. Two crews were assigned to make entry into these rooms using a high risk tactic known as Vent-Enter-Search, in this operation firefighters make entry thru exterior windows while firefighters on the exterior direct hose streams over their heads to hold back the flames. No victims were found in these areas. An adult victim was found deceased in one of the heavily burnt areas, after the fire was extinguished. Firefighters remain at the address to extinguish spot fires as the scene is surveyed by investigators. The fire remains under investigation.
July 10, 2015 - A fire was located at 3309 E State Blvd. Michaels Beauty Supply. The fire did minimal damage to the structure but heat and heavy smoke damage was reported to all 3 businesses in the building. The smoke extended to Big Ricks BBQ just west and to Pearls Palace just east of the involved business. The fire remains under investigation.
June 27, 2017 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a house fire reported by neighbors in 1000 block of Kensington Blvd. On arrival Truck 1 found fire on the exterior of the home, they entered the structure to search for possible victims and extinguish the fire. A fire was found in the kitchen which had extended to the attic and outside of the structure. Four pets were found, of which 3 perished and one was treated by Three Rivers Ambulance Authority Medics then transported by Fort Wayne Animal Control for further care. No persons were in the house and no one was injured during operations at this incident. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
June 27, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a structure fire that was reported by a neighbor who saw smoke coming from the eaves of the house in 6000 block of North Clinton. FWFD Engine 13 arrived within 2 minutes of being dispatched. The structure was immediately searched for any occupants and a fire was extinguished in an attached garage. No one was found to be in the structure at the time of this incident and no Fire Department injuries occurred. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
June 26, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in 5000 block of Devonshire Dr. when crews arrived heavy fire and smoke was coming from the rear of the structure. All of the occupants were out of the structure when the Fire Department arrived. It took the Fire Department 16 minutes to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
June 23, 2015 – The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a report of subjects in the water downstream of the Hosey Dam. Upon arrival Fort Wayne Firefighters pulled two victims from the south shore of the Maumee River downstream of the dam. Additional reports advised of a third person missing, Fort Wayne Water Rescue and New Haven Fire Department performed searches of the Maumee River downstream with five boats late into the evening. Searches were suspended until daylight due to responder safety associated with darkness, speed of current, and water level.