Firefighters battle flames at West Wind Apartments

Fire broke out at West Wind Apartments. (February 22, 2018)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  Fire crews were called to the West Wind Apartments off Harris Road between Goshen and Coliseum just before 8:30 Thursday night.

It started in a building in the 2200 block of Point West Drive.

Firefighters told NewsChannel that a lower level apartment was heavily damaged.

Two people were able to get out on their own, while a third person had to be rescued by ladder from a third floor balcony. Multiple cats died in the fire.