FWFD: House Fire, Gaywood Drive


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News release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:

House Fire

(May 30, 2016) – The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 4800 block of Gaywood Drive on May 30, 2016 at 19:07. Upon arrival firefighters found heavy smoke and fire in the rear of the house. First fire units arrived in about 2 minutes and found that the occupants were already out of the structure and heavy smoke and fire in the rear of residence that had extended into the house. Firefighters conducted an aggressive interior attack while other crews did a search with nothing found. The fire was placed under control in about 12 minutes.

There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters. The cause of the fire was accidental do to unattended cooking fire to close to combustibles. The Red Cross was called to assist 3 Adults and 2 Children.

The Fort Wayne Fire Deptartment was assisted at the scene by TRAA, FWPD, NEC, NIPSCO, AEP.


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