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The Journal Gazette

Monday, June 19, 2017 11:10 am

3 escape apartment fire

The Journal Gazette

Three adults and a child escaped an apartment fire at 1814 Chartwell Drive this morning.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the complex at 1 a.m. When crews arrived, they saw smoke coming from the roof and attic.

Firefighters extinguished a small fire inside the ceiling portion of the apartment in about 20 minutes, the fire department said.

The apartment had minor smoke, water and fire damage.

The fire is under investigation.