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Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:48 am

Three die in early morning fire

The Journal Gazette

Three people died in an early morning house fire in St. Joseph Township in northeast Allen County, emergency officials said.

The blaze happened sometime around 2 a.m. today in the 9200 block of Wheelock Road near Flutter Road.

Adam Griffith, spokesman for the Allen County Sheriff's Department, said members of the county's FAST Team fought the blaze. The group comprises multiple agencies from the area.

Most of the fire crews left the scene just before 8 a.m. after the blaze was under control, Griffith said, adding another occupant of the house also suffered injuries.

Roads in the area were closed for a time, he said. No further information was provided.

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