News release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:
House Fire, 3500 block Oliver Street
(January 15, 2016) – The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the 3500 block of Oliver Street on a house fire. On arrival the Fire Department found that the home had fire on the first and second floor. The Occupants 2 adults and 3 children had escaped out a second story window onto a porch roof and to the ground before the Fire
Department arrived. One pet a dog did not make it out and perished in the fire.
Fire crews worked for 20 minutes before bringing the fire under control. The fire is under investigation.
The Fire Department was assisted by the Fort Wayne Police Department, NIPCO, and AEP.