May 24, 2106 - Crews dispatched on reported Building fire. Crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from a patients room and exterior door. Crews advanced an 1¾ hose into structure to find the interior sprinkler system had extinguished the fire. A large amount of smoke was removed from the structure and sprinkler system was shut down and drained by FWFD. Facility staff quickly evacuated residents to a safe area outside of building. No injuries were reported. FWPD, TRAA assisted the FWFD
1800 Greentree Ct Apartment Fire
The Fort Wayne Fire Department was dispatched to an apartment fire in the 1800 Block of Greentree Ct. in Chapel Oaks Apartments. FWFD arrived on scene and found heavy smoke coming from two windows in a center apartment. Crews made a quick interior attack and located the fire in the kitchen on the first floor. Fire and smoke damage was contained to the apartment of origin and did not spread to adjacent apartments. A Firefighter received minor burns. The cause of the fire is under investigation by FWFD with the assistance of FWPD. FWFD was assisted by TRAA, NCE, AEP and NIPSCO.
1400 Fletcher Ave House Fire
May 22, 2016 - FWFD units responded to a reported house fire in the 1400 block of Fletcher. Upon arrival, heavy fire was seen from the front of the single story home. Crews quickly searched the home and found that it was unoccupied. Fire spread throughout the attic before it was brought under control. The fire was placed under control 20 minutes after the first crew arrived. No one was injured while fighting the fire.
4600 Oliver St House Fire
May 19, 2016 - Fort Wayne firefighters responded to a house on fire in the 1400 block of Oliver Street this afternoon. Upon arrival FWFD encountered fire in the front room of the home just beginning to extend through the exterior wall. The fire was quickly brought under control and there were no injuries although a family dog perished. The fire damage was moderate but the home sustained heavy smoke damage. The fire remains under investigation at this time.
600 Bradfield Dr House Fire
May 17, 2016 - This afternoon the FWFD responded to a house fire in the 600 block of Bradfield Dr. A 911 call from neighbor advised of smoke coming from the rear of the home. On arrival, fire units entered finding heavy smoke and encountering a small explosion from the area of the fire. The fire was contained to a bedroom and the attic above. The fire was under control 20 minutes after dispatch. One dog escaped but a cat perished. A firefighter received minor injuries but did not require treatment. The fire dept. was assisted by FWFD, Animal Control, Neighborhood Code, TRAA, NIPSCO & AEP.