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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.