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Verbatim: 8 escape Ensign Court house fire

A report received Tuesday morning from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:

FWFD units responded to reports of a house fire in the 7500 block of Ensign Ct this morning at 05:48 a.m.

Upon arrival, firefighters found heavy fire coming from the garage and extending into the second floor.

All occupants (three adults, 5 children) had evacuated the structure prior to FWFD arrival and were unharmed.

Crews began an aggressive interior attack of the fire and brought it under control within 20 minutes.

The garage roof collapsed and the house next door suffered heat damage to the siding.

No firefighters were injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time.

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