Sprinklers ‘really help’ extinguish fire at Fort Wayne Dollar General store

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Fire damaged a north Fort Wayne discount store Thursday.

Fort Wayne Fire crews were called around 12:45 p.m. to the Dollar General at 3201 St Joe Center Road, inside the Riviera Plaza at the intersection with St. Joe Road.

The fire was under control just before 1:30 p.m.

No injuries were reported by employees or shoppers. A firefighter suffered minor injuries and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Firefighters at the scene said sprinklers inside the store “really helped.” The fire department said they kept the fire small and contained to the area it began.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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