News release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:
House Fire, 3115 Webster Street
(August 8, 2015) – The Fort Wayne fire Department was called to 3115 Webster St. on a house fire with fire and smoke showing. When the Fire Department arrived the occupants were not home at the time of the fire but bystanders had forced open a door and removed the pets and made sure no one else was in the home.
One neighbor was overcome by the smoke and was transported to the hospital by TRAA. The neighbor was listed in fair condition. The Fort Wayne Fire Department does not recommend anyone enter a burning building.
It took crews 12 minutes to bring the fire under control. Damage was contained to the kitchen and attic area over the kitchen.
The Fort Wayne Police Department, Neighborhood Code, AEP and NIPSCO were also on the scene.
The fire is under investigation.