Kids home alone safely escape house fire

Fire crews extinguish a house fire on Webster Ave. Thursday night.
Fire crews extinguish a house fire on Webster Ave. Thursday night.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Two children who were home alone safely escaped a house fire on Webster Street Thursday night.

Firefighters were called to 3228 Webster Street at 10:42 p.m. after a reported fire at a home.

Fire officials said crews extinguished a fire in a second floor bedroom in about ten minutes once they arrived. The fire resulted in extensive damage to the upstairs of the home, according to a department report.

The ages of the two children have not been released.

No other injuries were reported.

It’s unclear how the fire was discovered or if the home had working smoke detectors.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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