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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 3:52 pm

1 escapes injury from apartment fire

The Journal Gazette

A garage fire Wednesday afternoon spread to a Crofton Drive home, firefighters said.

Firefighters were called to 6204 Crofton Drive at 1:20 p.m. on a report of a garage fire, and when they arrived found the fire had spread to the home, the Fort Wayne Fire Department said in a statement.

Heavy smoke was found throughout the two-story building, and in several apartment units, but firefighters were able to contain the fire to the front of the building, the statement said. It said one person evacuated the building.

Crews got the fire under control in 28 minutes, the statement said.

The fire remains under investigation.