September 19, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was sent to the Brass Rail Tavern on Broadway on a reported structure fire. When crews arrived the fire was found on the outside of the apartment above the Brass Rail Tavern. Crews attacked the fire from the rear using ladders to gain access to a patio on the second floor of the building. The Brass Rail Tavern was not involved in the fire. All the apartments on the second floor were searched and no one was found to be home. Salvage operations were conducted in the Antique store and the Brass Rail below the fire apartment. The fire is under investigation.
September 15, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Dept. responded to a reported house fire in the 10500 block of Hickory Tree Rd. upon arrival firefighters found one story ranch with moderate smoke coming out of the attic area of the house. A passer - by had seen the smoke and called 911. Firefighters made an aggressive interior attack into the attic from the garage. The fire was placed under control in about 20 minutes from the alarm time. No one was home at the time of this fire but two family pets were found in the house and removed safely to the back yard by firefighters. There was moderate fire, water, and smoke damage to the attic area of the house and minor damage to the interior part of the house. No injuries were reported and this fire remains under investigation.
September 15, 2015 - Early this morning the Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to a reported house fire in the 600 block of Fifth St. A family of 6 had already evacuated when the first fire units arrived to see flames blowing from a second floor window. Units advanced quickly and knocked the fire down before it spread to other areas of the house. A pet cat was found in the house by firefighters and brought out safely. The fire was contained to one room and the smoke contained to the second floor. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
September 1, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 3500 block of Avondale Dr. The first unit on the scene found heavy fire throughout the home. Crews did an aggressive interior attack and searched the structure for any occupants none were found. One occupant had left the home before the fire department arrived. The occupant was treated at the scene by TRAA and released. The fire is under investigation.
August 15, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the report of a residential structure fire in the 3600 block of Bowser. The first engine arrived on the scene within one minute and found smoke coming from the house. The crew forced entry for fire attack. Another crew arrived and searched the house but found that no one was home. The fire started in the bedroom and no injuries were reported. The fire is under investigation.
August 15, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 400 block of Violet Ct., fire crews arrived to smoke coming from the attic area. Fire crews searched the house and found a small fire in the attic near the rear of the house. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire and overhauled the area. The fire was under control in 10 minutes. No one was home at the time of the fire and is still under investigation.