Garage severely damaged after vehicle catches fire

Local News

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The garage of a north side home sustained heavy damage after a vehicle that was parked inside caught on fire.

The garage of a home in the 3400 block of Walden Run sustained heavy smoke and fire damage during the blaze on Monday, March 20.

Firefighters were dispatched to the home in the 3400 block of Walden Run around 1:45 p.m. Monday.

According to a press release, firefighters found the garage area to be fully engulfed in flames and full of heavy smoke with the vehicle inside

The fire was extinguished within 15 minutes. The press release indicated the garage sustained heavy fire and moderate smoke damage.

A NewsChannel 15 photographer said the house also sustained smoke damage.

One person was inside the home when the fire erupted, but was not injured.

It is not clear what caused the vehicle to catch on fire.

The fire is under investigation.

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