Firefighters investigating business fire

Crews forced open overhead doors to enter the building, and found smoke and flames. The roof started to collapse shortly after, and all crews were evacuated.

Posted: Mar 22, 2018 11:33 AM
Updated: Mar 22, 2018 11:58 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Fort Wayne firefighters are investigating a business fire near downtown.

The fire happened around 11:25 p.m. Wednesday night. When crews arrived they found heavy smoke coming from the roof of Crosby Excavating, 1030 Osage Street.

Crews forced open overhead doors to enter the building, and found smoke and flames. The roof started to collapse shortly after, and all crews were evacuated.

The fire was under control just before 1:00 a.m. No injuries were reported.

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