An adult and five children escaped a house fire Wednesday on Fort Waynes south side, according to the city fire department.
At 5:18 p.m., firefighters were sent to 5316 Buell Drive, near Fairfield Avenue and West Paulding Road, and they found the back of the one-story house ablaze, the department said.
The home had been evacuated before firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported.
It took 10 minutes to gain control of the fire, which caused moderate damage. The cause is under investigation.