You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • Milford man charged in Wawasee-area burglaries
    A Milford man has been charged with burglarizing several residences in the Lake Wawasee area last winter and spring, according to a statement from the Kosciusko County sheriff's department.
  • 1 arrested in Gay Street shooting
    A Fort Wayne man was arrested today in connection with a shooting in the 2900 block of Gay Street on Thursday night, city police said.
  • 2 arrested on charges of dealing meth in Warsaw
    Two people were arrested Thursday on the north side of Warsaw on charges of dealing methamphetamine, according to a statement from the Warsaw Police Department.

Wood-burning stove blamed in Fremont fire

An inside wood-burning stove was the cause of a fire at a Fremont home on Wednesday, the Fremont Fire Department said.

No one was injured.

Firefighters said they were called to 5855 East Steuben County Road 540 North shortly before 2 p.m. on a report of a fire in the floor of the residence.

Firefighters found heavy smoke coming from the second story of the home, and found the fire had spread from the first floor through the walls into the second floor and attic, the fire department said in a statement.

The fire was controlled in about 30 minutes, the statement said. Damage was estimated at $20,000.

The statement said Clear Lake police, the Steuben County EMS and the REMC assisted at the scene.