2 children self evacuate, 1 cat rescued following fire at Brentwood Park Apartments


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Two children self evacuated following a fire at Brentwood Park Apartments Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 4:23 p.m., crews were dispatched to Farnsworth Drive on reports of a structure fire, according to the Fort Wayne Fire Department activity log.

Responding crews report finding smoke coming from the first floor at the end of the building. A small fire was found in a bedroom that was quickly extinguished.

Two children self evacuated before crews arrived but a cat had to be recovered and returned to the apartment once it was safe to do so, the press release said.

The fire remains under investigation.

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