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Turkey Fryers

Turkey Fryers

HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS - TURKEY FRYERS Turkey feasts go hand-in-hand with holiday festivities, and turkey fryers have become a popular way to prepare the bird. The increase in turkey fryer usage has also…

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Heating Your Home

Heating Your Home

 HOOSIERS SHOULD USE CAUTION WHEN USING HEATING EQUIPMENTHalf of all home heating fires occur in December, January…

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Holiday Decorating

Holiday Decorating

Holiday Safety Tips Fort Wayne Fire Department Reminds Citizens to Stay Safe…

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Winter Weather Safety Tips

Winter Weather Safety Tips

The Fort Wayne Fire Department Reminds Residents to Stay Warm and Safe During Cold Weather…

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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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Choosing a Christmas Tree Wisely

Choosing a Christmas Tree Wisely

According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), while Christmas tree fires are not common, they are likely…

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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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Clear Fire Hydrants of Snow

Clear Fire Hydrants of Snow

Ensuring fire hydrants are easily seen and accessible can save valuable seconds in the event of an emergency.

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West Fourth St. House Fire

December 11, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible house fire in the 1700 block of West Fourth Street.  Firefighters arrived on scene and found smoke coming from the open front door and the home's only occupant already outside.  Crews made entry and located the fire in the kitchen area of the one story home.  The blaze was placed under control in six minutes.  No injuries were reported.  The structure sustained moderate fire, water and smoke damage. 

Monroe St. House Fire

December 7, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in the 2900 block of Monroe St.  First arriving crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the two story home.  Crews made entry and located the fire in the living room area and were able to quickly extinguish it.  No one was home at the time of the blaze.  The structure sustained heavy fire and smoke damage with moderate water damage.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

Trier Road House Fire

November 29, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the 6600 block of Trier Road for a possible structure fire.  Crews arrived on scene and were met by the home's occupant already outside and smoke visible from the attic area of the one story home.  Firefighters made entry and found insulation burning in the attic area.  While the fire was quickly extinguished, crews removed a large section of the ceiling and insulation was extracted to ensure the fire was out.  The structure sustained moderate fire, water and smoke damage. No injuries were reported.  The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

Cheviot Dr. Apartment Fire

November 26, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 3300 block of Cheviot Dr. Upon arrival crews found smoke and flames visible from the first floor of the two story apartment building.  Crews made entry and located the fire in a first floor apartment's kitchen area with extension into the apartment above.  Firefighters used an aggressive interior attack on both floors to contain the blaze and to ensure all extension was extinguished.  The fire apartment sustained heavy fire, water and smoke damage.  The 2nd floor apartment sustained heavy smoke and moderate fire and water damage.  The Red Cross was called to assist the occupants of both apartments.  Neither were home at the time of the blaze. No injuries were reported.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

S. Anthony Blvd. House Fire

November 26, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in the 3900 block of S. Anthony Blvd. Upon arrival crews found smoke and flames visible from the second story of the two story home. Crews made entry, determined no one was home and made an aggressive interior attack to contain the blaze in the second floor bedroom area with extension into the attic. Firefighters were able to control the blaze in 18 min. The structure sustained heavy fire, water and smoke damage. No injuries were reported.   FWPD, TRAA, Neighborhood Code, AEP, Nipsco and assisted at the scene.   The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Arbors of South Towne Square Apartment Fire

November 25, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to a possible structure fire in the 7900 block of Decatur Rd.  Crews arrived to find heavy smoke in the 3rd floor hallway of the north wing of the three story apartment complex.  Firefighters located and made entry to the fire apartment and were able to contain the blaze without further extension.  Several occupants from surrounding apartments were evacuated as a precaution until ventilation was completed and it was deemed safe for their return.  One person from the fire apartment was transported to a local hospital.  No other injuries were reported.  The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. 

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