A blaze heavily damaged a house Friday on Fort Waynes south side, according to the citys fire department.
Firefighters were sent to 1308 Park Ave., east of Broadway, about 1:15 p.m. They found heavy smoke coming from the back of the two-story home.
Firefighters entered the home to attack the fire and encountered heat and smoke coming from the kitchen and laundry room.
A man who lives there told fire officials he was outside when smoke started coming from the rear of his house. No one was inside at the time, and no injuries were reported.
The fire department said the blaze was quickly brought under control. The cause of the fire is under investigation.