Overnight fire damages Ziebart building

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Fort Wayne fire officials are investigating after a fire broke out at Ziebart early Thursday morning. 

Fire crews responded to 1025 Avenue of Autos, off of Illinois Road, around 2:20 a.m. They got to the building in four minutes, according to fire officials.

When they arrived, they found flames and smoke coming from the back side of the building.

Firefighters jumped into action and worked to put the fire out. Officials said they were able to get it under control in seven minutes.

Fire crews contained the fire to a lean-to attached to the back side of the building. Officials said the damage was mostly exterior. 

No vehicles inside the building appeared to have any serious damage. 

Nobody was inside when the fire started and no one was hurt, according to fire officials.

It’s not clear what caused the fire.

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