Family of five safe after Friday morning fire

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Family of five safe after Friday morning fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – A family of five is safe after a fire on Friday morning. Around 9:30, the Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to 1615 Dodge Avenue by the homeowner.

Crews arrived to find a fire on the exterior of the home that had extended into the structure. The homeowner was alerted by a smoke detector and the 3 adults and 2 children escaped without injuries.
It took crews on the scene 20 minutes to bring the fire under control.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but officials believe it started in an interior wall. The home suffered minor fire and water damage and was moderately damaged by smoke.