Small fire forces apartment evacuation

Local News

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Several people evacuated their homes because of a small fire early Monday morning.

Fire crews were sent to the 1800 block of Chartwell Drive around 1:00 a.m.

A battalion chief on scene told NewsChannel 15 a small fire started near the heating unit in an attic of an apartment.

The fire was under control in 20 minutes and caused minor fire, smoke and water damage.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

The Red Cross was called to help the two adults and one child who live in the apartment where the fire happened.

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