5 people escape Country Forest Dr. mobile home fire

Published: Aug. 1, 2022 at 6:26 AM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - A house fire forced five people to evacuate early Monday morning at 200 Country Forest Drive.

According to the Fort Wayne Fire Department, crews were called to the scene just before 4 a.m. after a fire charred the front of a mobile home. The FWFD controlled the fire in about 20 minutes.

No injuries have been reported, but the house sustained heavy damage.

Officials say the homeowners had just purchased a new smoke detector, but had yet to install it.

Investigators are looking into the cause of the fire. Stay with Fort Wayne’s NBC for updates.

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