Fire damages northwest-side home

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Fire badly damaged a northwest-side home midday Monday.

Fire crews were called around 12:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 to a home at 12472 Tocchi Road, in the Tuscany neighborhood off Carroll Road.

Fire crews were called around 12:15 p.m. Monday to a home at 12472 Tocchi Drive, in the Tuscany neighborhood off Carroll Road on Fort Wayne’s northwest side.  According to Huntertown Fire Operations Chief Robert Boren, the fire started in the basement and spread to the first floor.

Units from Northeast Fire and EMS, Washington Township, St. Joseph Township, Huntertown and Fort Wayne all responded to the call, including at least seven engines and a ladder truck.  The ladder truck was on the scene to offer an escape to the second floor if needed, said Boren.

No one was home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

The house is currently on the market.

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