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Sunday, July 14, 2019 9:38 am

Resident escapes morning house fire

The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne firefighters fought an early morning house fire on the city's near west side today.  

Firefighters arrived at 1309 St. Marys Ave. at 6:09 a.m. and found smoke coming from the two-story duplex home, a statement from the fire department said. 
 
One person was able to escape the home unharmed before firefighters arrived. 
 
The fire was found in the first-floor bedroom. Crews were able to extinguish the fire in 15-minutes.  

The cause of the fire is under investigation.