Hyatt Place Hotel Fire
April 15, 2017 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was sent to the Hyatt Place Hotel on the report of a structure fire. The first fire department unit was on the scene in 2 minutes and found a fire on the back of the building that was being pushed by high winds. Crews extinguished the fire on the exterior of the building while other crews checked the inside of the building for fire but only found smoke on the first floor. The buildings alarm system was activated and the building was evacuated prior to fire department arrival. The fire department remained on the scene to clear the smoke out of the building. No injuries were reported and the fire was under control in 11 minutes. The fire is under investigation.