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House to be condemned after kitchen fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - A Fort Wayne house will be condemned after a fire in the kitchen area Sunday afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the 1200 block of Pelham Drive just after 1:00 p.m. When they arrived, flames were coming out of the roof. 

Officials say no one was home at the time of the fire. 

The fire was under control within 17 minutes. It caused heavy damage to the roof and kitchen area in the back of the house. Firefighters are still working to clean out the attic.

Fire officials say the house is going to be condemned. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation. 


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