Basement fire damages Bayer Ave. home

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A fire in a basement damaged on home on Bayer Avenue Sunday evening.

According to the Fort Wayne Fire Department, firefighters were called to 1709 Bayer Avenue at 6:40 p.m.

Fire crews needed six minutes to get the flames under control. One adult and one child inside the home were able to safely get out as firefighters arrived.

The home sustained moderate fire, smoke, and water damage, according to the department.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.