FWFD extinguish heavy house fire on Congress Avenue Tuesday afternoon

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fort Wayne firefighters extinguished a heavy house fire blocks away from Lafayette Street on Tuesday afternoon.

Around 3:30 p.m., crews responded to the 600 block of Congress Avenue to find heavy fire through the roof of a small single-story house. Fires were found in bedrooms, the attic area and roof. The fire was extinguished in about 10 minutes, according to a release.

The suffered heavy fire, water and smoke damage. According to a release, investigators found the cause to be due to an “Intentional Human Act.”

A search was conducted around the house and no one was found inside.

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