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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 10:02 am

Firefighters extinguish St. Marys house fire

The Journal Gazette

Fort Wayne firefighters put out a house fire at 1807 St. Marys Ave. Wednesday morning.

No one was home at the time of the fire, and no one was injured, the Fort Wayne Fire Department said in a statement.

It said crews arrived and found the two-story home on fire at 10:40 a.m., within four minutes after a call to dispatch.

Crews were able to determine the fire was contained to a small section of the basement and first-floor living room, the statement said. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in 10 minutes.

There was moderate smoke damage and minor water and fire damage to the home, the statement said. The fire remains under investigation.