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Wednesday, March 13, 2019 11:25 am

No injuries in morning house fire

The Journal Gazette

No one was injured during a house fire this morning on the city's near north side, the Fort Wayne Fire Department said.

Fort Wayne firefighters arrived at 1720 Alabama Ave. to find the porch of a two-story home engulfed in flames, the fire department said in a statement.

One person was home at the time of the fire, it said, and was able to escape before firefighters arrived. A cat was rescued from the home by firefighters.

The fire was under control in 16 minutes, the statement said.