FORT WAYNE – Some apartments at the Stratford Place apartment complex were evacuated while fire department crews for a blaze in one of the units early Saturday.
Firefighters were called to 1927 Hazelwood Ave. at 4:09 a.m. When they arrived, they found that the five people in the apartment, including three children, got out before crews arrived, according to a statement issued by the Fort Wayne Fire Department.
It took 18 minutes to get the fire under control, the department said.
The fire, which began in a first-floor bedroom, caused moderate damage. The department said the cause of the fire remains under investigation.