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Celebrate Spring Safely

Celebrate Spring Safely

As the weather warms, citizens are turning their attention to in-home spring cleaning, as well as, outdoor projects and play. The Fort Wayne Fire Department says…

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Recreational Camp Fires

Recreational Camp Fires

What is the code for an outdoor fireplace/pit in Fort Wayne?  Click here to learn the city's ordinance.

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Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe Weather Preparedness

Before the Storm - To prepare for…

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In Case of a Tornado

In Case of a Tornado

  Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate a neighborhood in seconds. A tornado appears…

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Cooking Safety Tips

Cooking Safety Tips

It's a recipe for serious injury or even death to wear loose clothing (especially hanging sleeves), walk away from a cooking pot on the stove, or leave flammable…

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide safety tips Often called the silent…

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Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke alarms save lives. Studies demonstrate that smoke alarms save more lives than any other fire prevention measure.  Smoke alarms provide the earliest warning of both fire and smoke. …

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South Harrison House Fire

March 18, 2015 - Fort Wayne Firefighters were called to the 2400 block of South Harrision after a reported house fire.  Crews arrived to find smoke showing from the two story home.  After determining all the occupants were outside safely, firefighters were able to locate the fire in the first floor home office area and quickly extinguish it in 18 minutes.  No injuries were reported.  The structure sustained moderate fire, water and smoke damage.  Red Cross was called to assist the home's occupants.  The cause of the blaze is under investigation. 

Columbia Ave. Apartment Fire

March 17, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire in the 800 block of Columbia Ave.  Crews arrived and found a small fire on the roof of the four apartment- two story building.  Crews quickly had the fire under control and minor damage was reported.  One occupant was inside the building at the time of the blaze and was able to self-evacuate. No injuries were reported.

Charlotte Ave. House Fire

March 16, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 400 block of Charlotte early this morning.  Crews arrived and found smoke coming from the basement of the two story home.  Firefighters made entry and were able to control the fire in 19 minutes.  The home's three occupants were able to self-evacuate prior to FWFD's arrival.  No injuries were reported.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Faulkner Court House Fire

March 15, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a report of a residential structure fire in the 1500 block of Faulkner Court.  First arriving crews found smoke coming from the front of the one story house.  Alerted by smoke detectors, the home's two occupants were already safely outside.  Firefighters made entry and located the fire in a bedroom and were quickly able to contain and extinguish the blaze.  No injuries were reported.  The home sustained moderate fire and smoke damage.  The cause is under investigation.   

Oliver Street Fire

March 9, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 5100 block of Oliver Street. Firefighters arrived to find fire blowing from the windows at the rear of the one story house. Crews determined the four occupants at home at the time of the blaze were already safely outside. Firefighters made entry and were able to quickly locate and extinguish the fire in 8 minutes. The FWFD was able to rescue the family's cat and return it to the owners.   The home sustained moderate fire and water damage with heavy smoke damage throughout. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Cedar Ridge Run

March 7, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported residential fire.  First arriving crews found smoke coming from the siding area of the front porch of the two story home with some extension into the ceiling area of the garage.  Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames but extensive overhaul was required to ensure fire had not extended any further.  No one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.  The cause is under investigation. 

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