Fire damages house in northwest Allen County

The fire happened at a small lake house around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Posted: Jan 17, 2018 12:08 PM
Updated: Jan 18, 2018 10:35 AM

ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. (WFFT)- A fire damaged a home in northwest Allen County Wednesday morning.

It happened around 6:30 a.m. in the 12800 block of North Shore Drive.

Arcola Fire Department told WFFT an Allen County Police Officer was first on the scene. When crews arrived the home was fully engulfed in flames.

Multiple fire departments were on scene. Arcola firefighters said while slick roads and freezing temperatures set them back, they were still able to get the blaze under control in about 40 minutes.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is undetermined.

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Few Clouds
32° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Angola
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 36°
Huntington
Clear
33° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 33°
Decatur
Few Clouds
32° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Van Wert
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 33°
Rain/snow mix early Monday, but mostly dry day
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events