1 dead after early morning house fire on Fay Drive

Fort Wayne police who were on the scene said someone was possibly inside the burning home.

Posted: May 23, 2020 10:20 AM
Updated: May 24, 2020 9:52 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — One person is dead after an early morning house fire on the city's southwest side Saturday.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to the 1300 block of Fay Drive on the report of a house fire just after 3:15 a.m.

Fort Wayne police who were on the scene said someone was possibly inside the burning home.

FWFD says they arrived in three minutes and found fire coming from the first and second floor of the home.

Firefighters found a victim who they determined was dead.

After searching the house there was no one else inside, they said.

FWFD says the house sustained major damage.

The fire was under control in 30 minutes, the department said and is still under investigation.

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