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Verbatim: Fire damages vacant wing of motel

From a written release received Friday morning: The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported building fire at the Regency Inn, 1004 Coliseum Blvd. W, shortly after midnight.

They found smoke and fire upon arrival and contained the fire to the immediate area of the motel. This wing of the motel was vacant and under renovation.

The cause of the fire was accidental, related to the construction renovation.

The Fort Wayne Police and TRAA was on hand to assist.

There was no need for the Red Cross.

The fire was brought under control in a little over 20 minutes.

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