Residents evacuate after fire at West Wind Apartments

A fire at West Wind apartments kills two cats.

Posted: Feb 22, 2018 11:06 PM
Updated: Feb 22, 2018 11:48 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Four people escaped an apartment fire Thursday evening.

It started around 8:30 p.m. at 2226 Point West Drive, in the West Wind Apartment complex.

Firefighters said the fire started in a lower level apartment.

Firefighters helped one woman escape the fire from a third floor balcony.

Two cats died in the fire.

The cause is under investigation.

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