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Resident and dog evacuated during garage fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Firefighters were called to the 800 block of Laddie Lane around 3:45 Thursday morning to the report of a garage fire.

Crews arrived to find heavy fire in the attic above the garage. Smoke was also visible in the house attached to the garage.

One person was able to safely evacuate the home. Crews discovered a dog while fighting the fire. The dog was also safely evacuated. No other injuries were reported.

Fire crews attempted to salvage vehicles inside the garage at the time of the fire.

The official cause of the fire is still under investigation, but officials believe it started in the attic above the garage. It took firefighters around 30 minutes to get the fire under control.


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