April 19, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the 3800 block of Lillie Street after reports of a possible structure fire. Crews arrived on scene and found a one story house with heavy smoke showing. Firefighters made entry, located the fire in the master bedroom area of the home and extinguished it in 7 minutes. Two adults and two children were home at the time of the blaze and had self-evacuated prior to FWFD's arrival. One adult was suffering from smoke inhalation and was transported to the hospital in fair condition. The two children were also transported by family members as a precaution. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
April 18, 2015 - The FWFD responded to a reported house fire in the 3700 block of Arlington Ave. Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the rear of the one story structure. The home's two occupants were already safely outside with three pets. One cat was still unaccounted for. Firefighters made entry and located the fire in the basement area and quickly extinguished the blaze. Another crew inside located the missing cat who was barely breathing and unresponsive. Crews administered oxygen outside the structure and the pet became responsive and alert. No other injuries were reported. Investigators determined the fire to be accidental in nature causing minor fire, water and smoke damage.
April 13, 2015 - Fort Wayne Firefighters quickly extinguished a kitchen fire found at a residence in the 3700 block of South Wayne Ave. Unattended cooking ignited the blaze and it resulted in heavy damage to the home's kitchen with heavy smoke throughout the house. A teenage occupant was able to safely evacuate the structure prior to FWFD's arrival. Firefighters were able to rescue two cats. No injuries were reported.
April 4, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a report of a possible fire in the 1500 block of East Rudisill Blvd. Upon arrival, the home's only occupant was outside advising there was smoke and fire coming from the front door and stairs area. Firefighters were able to quickly locate the fire and extinguish it. The structure sustained minor fire, water and smoke damage. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
March 18, 2015 - Fort Wayne Firefighters were called to the 2400 block of South Harrision after a reported house fire. Crews arrived to find smoke showing from the two story home. After determining all the occupants were outside safely, firefighters were able to locate the fire in the first floor home office area and quickly extinguish it in 18 minutes. No injuries were reported. The structure sustained moderate fire, water and smoke damage. Red Cross was called to assist the home's occupants. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
March 17, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire in the 800 block of Columbia Ave. Crews arrived and found a small fire on the roof of the four apartment- two story building. Crews quickly had the fire under control and minor damage was reported. One occupant was inside the building at the time of the blaze and was able to self-evacuate. No injuries were reported.