News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.
This Weeks Deal
Basche's Martial Arts
Buy 1 Admission for Women's Self Defense Clinic for $20, and bring a friend for free
This Week Only
$20
50% off
Local Business Search
Stock Summary
Dow17083.800
Nasdaq4444.96-27.15
S&P 5001980.43-7.55
AEP54.010
Comcast55.130
GE25.940
ITT Exelis17.400
LNC53.080
Navistar37.680
Raytheon93.550
SDI21.740
Verizon51.050

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.