FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – One person is dead as a result of a house fire that occurred just north of downtown Fort Wayne Sunday afternoon.
The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a residential fire at around 2:37 p.m. on the 1400 block of Oneida Street. After arriving, firefighters noticed smoke coming from the home. Crews attacked the fire from the inside while trying to search for people.
A fire was found in the living room as well as a victim. Firefighters had the fire under control in eight minutes. The home sustained moderate fire and smoke damage.
The victim died as a result of the fire.
This fire is under investigation by the Fort Wayne Fire Department.