• Aug. 22, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Fire Dept. responded to a reported house fire in the 5000 block of Webster St. On arrival firefighters found a one story wood frame house with smoke coming out of it. The first unit on scene arrived in about four to five minutes. Firefighters found occupant

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  • Aug. 13, 2016 - A passing motorist called 911 and advised there was smoke coming from a house in the 700 block of East Wayne. The Fort Wayne Fire Department arrived 3 minutes later and found a large 2 story residential home with smoke coming from the roof. Crews made entry and went to the

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  • Aug. 9, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the 500 block of Edgeknoll Ln. on a reported house fire. Crews arrived to find the entire back of the home involved in fire. The occupants were outside with their pets. Fire crews extinguished the fire. The home was heavily damaged and

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  • July 13, 2016 - Occupants of a home on Third Street were awoken by neighbors pounding on their door and alerting them their house was on fire. An adult, a child, and 2 dogs safely evacuated and there were no injuries. Fort Wayne firefighters arrived to find flames on an outside wall of the home

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  • July 8, 2016 - The Fort Wayne Fire Dept. responded to a reported house fire in the 5000 block of Hoagland Av. On arrival firefighters found heavy smoke and fire coming from a back bedroom of the residence. The first units arrived on scene in about three minutes. Firefighters found that all

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  • The FWFD is Hiring

    Thank you for your interest in the the Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD).  Beginning August 18, 2015,  the FWFD will accept applications for Firefighter positions.  We are seeking qualified applicants who will be committed to the

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  • 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

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  • August 15, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the report of a residential structure fire in the 3600 block of Bowser Ave. The first engine arrived on the scene within one minute and found smoke coming from the

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  • August 10, 2015 - FWFD units responded to a reported house fire in the 4000 block of Hoagland Ave. Upon arrival, crews found smoke coming from a 2 story home with the occupants standing outside. Crews made a quick interior

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  • August 9, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the 4200 block of Avondale on a reported house fire with fire showing. Crews arrived to find heavy fire throughout the structure. A search of the home found that it

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  • August 8, 2015 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to a house fire in the 3100 block of Webster St. with fire and smoke showing. When the Fire Department arrived the occupants were not home at the time of the fire but

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  • July 23, 2015 - FWFD units responded to a reported house fire this evening in the 600 block of Anderson. Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke and fire coming from an upstairs bedroom on the front side of the home. 1 adult and 1

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  • August 29, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire this morning in the 2900 block of Pittsburg Street.  Within two minutes crews arrived on scene to find moderate fire coming from the front living area and bedroom of the one story home.  One person was home

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  • August 11, 2014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to Three Fountains Apartments after an occupant reported smelling smoke in her apartment. On arrival crews found fire in the unit next door.

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  • August 2, 1014 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the 700 block of W. Dewald.  First arriving crews found smoke coming from the two story home.  Five people, two adults and three children, were home and able to self-evacuate prior to FWFD's arrival.  Crews made

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  • August 23, 2013 - One person escaped and two pets were rescued at an early morning fire in the 4200 block of South Lafayette Street.  The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire and found fire coming from a side window of the one story structure.  Firefighters located

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  • photo 16August 19, 2013 - A plume of black smoke could be seen as far as 30 miles away as more than 80 firefighters battled a sprawling industrial blaze on Monday. The FWFD was

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  • August 17, 2013 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the report of an apartment fire at 1905 Hillside Ave. Crews arrived to find smoke coming from the second story. Firefighters made entry and located the fire in the bathroom of apartment #3 and quickly extinguished it in 20 minutes.

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  • August 17, 2013 - The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the report of an apartment fire at the Stratford Place Apartments. The first engine arrived in three minutes and found fire coming from a first floor window of a two story apartment building. The crew located the fire in apartment C,

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  • August 5, 2013 -  Fort Wayne Fire Department's Engine 9 responded to a fire service call by an off-duty firefighter who reported smelling smoke in the area along WayneTrace/New Haven Ave. The crew canvassed the area and identified smoke

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