FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Five people were able to escape a house fire on the city’s southeast side Monday night.
When firefighters got to 4825 Gaywood Drive a little after 7:00 p.m., they found heavy smoke and fire in the back of the house. Three adults and two children were already out of the home.
Crews got the fire under control in about 12 minutes. No one was hurt.
Officials said unattended cooking too close to combustibles caused the fire.