Saturday, February 13, 2016
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Large Commercial Fire

The Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) responded to a large commercial fire at Indiana Refractories Inc. at 219 East Murray Street, February 11.  FWFD's Assistant Fire Chief Amy Biggs was leaving the Fire building, located next door to Indiana Refractories Inc., when she saw smoke billowing out the back of the business and from its eves.  Crews arrived at 5:17 p.m.  More than 40 firefighters battled the blaze.  No one was in the building at the time of the fire.  It was ruled under control at 6:45 p.m.  The FWPD and TRAA were on scene to assist the FWFD.  A rehab area was based out of the fire shop.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.