FORT WAYNE – A fire in southwest Fort Wayne on Thursday morning left one adult in critical condition and hospitalized another.
One managed to get out before firefighters arrived at 4:55 a.m., but the other was pulled from the burning home at 7213 Baer Road, according to a written statement issued by the Fort Wayne Fire Department.
It said the fire started in the kitchen area, but that the cause remains under investigation.
Firefighters also found a dog inside the home and were able to revive it. It was turned over to Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control in good condition, the statement said.
The house had heavy smoke damage.