2 seriously hurt in morning house fire

Fire in 400 blk. of W. Fourth St.
Fire in 400 blk. of W. Fourth St.(MGN)
Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 2:35 AM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - A Fort Wayne home is significantly damaged this morning after a fire that sent two people to the hospital in serious condition.

Fort Wayne Fire officials say it happened in the 400 blk. of W. Fourth St. just after midnight. When they got there, they say there was a fire burning on the first floor, and two people were sitting outside needing medical attention. They were taken to the hospital in serious but stable condition. Firefighters say four cats inside the home died.

Officials say they got the fire under control in 21 minutes but the home suffered heavy damage. They’re working to investigate the cause.

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