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Saving Santa

Saving Santa

Santa is stuck!!! Stuck on the roof the Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum (226 West Washington Blvd.) and FWFD Truck #1 will arrive at 1 p.m. Sunday, December 7…

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Turkey Fryers

Turkey Fryers

HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS - TURKEY FRYERS Turkey feasts go hand-in-hand with holiday festivities, and turkey fryers have become a popular way to prepare the bird. The increase in turkey fryer usage has also…

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MAD ANTS Public Safety Night - FWFD vs FWPD

MAD ANTS Public Safety Night - FWFD vs FWPD

Mad Ants Public Safety Night – FWFD vs. FWPD following the game. Join us at Public Safety Night at the Mad Ants vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce,…

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Heating Your Home

Heating Your Home

 HOOSIERS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN USING HEATING EQUIPMENTHalf of all home heating fires occur in December, January…

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Holiday Decorating

Holiday Decorating

Holiday Safety Tips Fort Wayne Fire Department Reminds Citizens to Stay Safe…

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Winter Weather Safety Tips

Winter Weather Safety Tips

The Fort Wayne Fire Department Reminds Residents to Stay Warm and Safe During Cold Weather…

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Cooking Safety Tips

Cooking Safety Tips

It's a recipe for serious injury or even death to wear loose clothing (especially hanging sleeves), walk away from a cooking pot on the stove, or leave flammable…

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Choosing a Christmas Tree Wisely

Choosing a Christmas Tree Wisely

According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), while Christmas tree fires are not common, they are likely…

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide safety tips Often called the silent…

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Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke alarms save lives. Studies demonstrate that smoke alarms save more lives than any other fire prevention measure.  Smoke alarms provide the earliest warning of both fire and smoke. …

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Cheviot Dr. Apartment Fire

November 26, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3300 block of Cheviot Dr. Upon arrival crews found smoke and flames visible from the first floor of the two story apartment building.  Crews made entry and located the fire in a first floor apartment's kitchen area with extension into the apartment above.  Firefighters used an aggressive interior attack on both floors to contain the blaze and to ensure all extension was extinguished.  The fire apartment sustained heavy fire, water and smoke damage.  The 2nd floor apartment sustained heavy smoke and moderate fire and water damage.  The Red Cross was called to assist the occupants of both apartments.  Neither were home at the time of the blaze. No injuries were reported.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

S. Anthony Blvd. House Fire

November 26, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in the 3900 block of S. Anthony Blvd. Upon arrival crews found smoke and flames visible from the second story of the two story home. Crews made entry, determined no one was home and made an aggressive interior attack to contain the blaze in the second floor bedroom area with extension into the attic. Firefighters were able to control the blaze in 18 min. The structure sustained heavy fire, water and smoke damage. No injuries were reported.   FWPD, TRAA, Neighborhood Code, AEP, Nipsco and assisted at the scene.   The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Arbors of South Towne Square Apartment Fire

November 25, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to a possible structure fire in the 7900 block of Decatur Rd.  Crews arrived to find heavy smoke in the 3rd floor hallway of the north wing of the three story apartment complex.  Firefighters located and made entry to the fire apartment and were able to contain the blaze without further extension.  Several occupants from surrounding apartments were evacuated as a precaution until ventilation was completed and it was deemed safe for their return.  One person from the fire apartment was transported to a local hospital.  No other injuries were reported.  The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. 

Dolphin Dr. Apartment Fire

November 22, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in the 700 block of Dolphin Dr.  Fire crews arrived to find smoke coming from a second floor apartment of the two story structure.  Firefighters entered the apartment and extinguished what appeared to be a kitchen fire.  The fire caused moderate fire and smoke damage and was contained to the kitchen of the apartment.  No injuries were reported.  The exact cause of the blaze remains under investigation. 

Rothbury Ct. House Fire

November 21, 2014 -  The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire at 1800 block of Rothbury Ct. The home's occupants reported smoke in the basement and were evacuating. On arrival crews found smoke visible from the basement and garage of the two story home with all occupants safely outside. Crews made an aggressive interior attack were forced out due to high heat and compromised integrity of the structure. Crews continued to battle the blaze defensively until conditions improved. Progress was made and crews reentered the home to continue fire attack and ensuring no further extension. Some floor collapse on the first floor was reported. At the time of this report, crews remain on scene performing extensive overhaul and ensuring all hot spots are extinguished. No injuries have been reported though one cat died in the fire.   FWPD, Animal Control, TRAA, Neighborhood Code, AEP, Nipsco and St. Joe's rehab bus assisted at the scene.   The cause of the fire is under investigation.

E. Woodland Ave. House Fire

November 14, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a structure fire this morning in the 300 block of E. Woodland Ave. The first arriving units found smoke coming from the second story of the two story home.  Crews were able to quickly contain the fire to the bedroom and extinguish it within 10 minutes.  Two adults were home at the time of the blaze but were able to self-evacuate prior to FWFD's arrival.  There was moderate fire, smoke and water damage to the bedroom.  The cause of the blaze is under investigation. 

Brookside House Fire

BrooksideNovember 12, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 2000 block of Brookside Street.  First arriving crews reported heavy smoke showing from the roof and attic area.  Crews made entry and found heavy fire in the living room and bedroom of the one story home.  Firefighters worked to contain the blaze while others searched the home.  It was determined no one was home and the fire was controlled in 10 minutes.  No injuries were reported.  The structure sustained heavy fire, water and smoke damage.  The Red Cross was requested to assist the residents displaced.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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