8 people escape Hurd Street house fire

Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) – Eight people safely escaped a house fire in Fort Wayne early New Year’s Day.

Crews battle house fire on Hurd Street
The Fort Wayne Fire Department battled a house fire on Hurd Street early New Year’s Day.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the 1400 block of Hurd Street shortly before 2:00 a.m. When crews arrived, they found flames coming from the first floor living room. After an aggressive interior attack, the fire was out in about ten minutes.

Three adults and five children all made it out safely before fire crews arrived. No injuries were reported, but the inside of the house sustained moderate smoke, fire and water damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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