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Smith Street house sustains heavy damage after Thursday afternoon fire

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 9:01 am

A Smith Street home sustained heavy damage as the result of a Thursday afternoon fire.

The blaze was reported to the Fort Wayne Fire Department at 12:57 p.m., according to a news release. Firefighters responded to 3218 Smith St., arriving at 1 p.m., and finding the home with heavy fire involvement on the first and second floors.

Firefighters used an interior attack to battle the blaze, getting it under control at 1:19 p.m., the release said. There was no one at the house at the time of the fire.

The structure sustained heavy fire, smoke and water damage on both floors. No injuries were reported as a result of the fire, and the incident remains under investigation.