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Cooking grease causes fire in Fort Wayne home

Monday, March 4, 2013 - 7:58 am

Three people escaped safely before Fort Wayne firefighters arrived to extinguish a kitchen fire Sunday night in the 600 block of West Packard Avenue.

A resident reported the fire at 9:52 p.m. caused by a pan of grease heated for cooking, according to a fire department news release.

An adult and two children escaped without injury before the fire department arrived at 9:54 p.m.

The fire was under control at 10:12 p.m. but caused heavy smoke damage.