Fire in vacant Fort Wayne home

dale house fire

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fort Wayne firefighters were called to a fire in a vacant home just after 10 p.m. Saturday. The first crews arrived at 221 Dale Drive in three minutes.

There was fire coming from the back of the one-story house when firefighters arrived. The fire was in the back bedroom. Firefighters used an aggressive interior attack and had the fire under control in 17 minutes.

No one was in the house at the time of the fire and there were no injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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