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Vehicle fire in Fort Wayne garage causes heavy damage

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Monday, March 20, 2017 01:25 pm

A vehicle caught fire, causing heavy damage to a garage Monday.The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded at 1:27 p.m. to the 3400 block of Walden Run to a report of a vehicle on fire in the garage of an occupied house. Firefighters arrived 4 minutes later. They found the garage fully ablaze with a vehicle inside and the structure full of heavy smoke. Crews were able to put out the fire quickly and ventilate the structure. Fire crews confirmed that no one was inside the home.

Firefighters got the blaze under control in less than 15 minutes. The cause of the fire scene is under investigation.

The fire department was assisted by Fort Wayne Police Department, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, Neighborhood Code Enforcement, NIPSCO and American Electric Power.


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