News release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:
House Fire, 6530 Owl Tree Place
(April 16, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire at 6530 Owl Tree Place after calls of an attached garage fire. Fire crews arrived on scene to find heavy fire and smoke coming from the home’s garage area with possible extension into the attic area. Crews made entry and were able to control the blaze in 26 minutes. Extensive overhaul was necessary as firefighters found a large amount of food prep materials including oil, propane tanks and stored materials.
Investigators are working to determine the cause of the blaze.
One person was home at the time of the fire and was able to self-evacuate. Two firefighters sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
TRAA, FWPD, Nipsco, AEP and the Health Department assisted at the scene.