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Police and fire

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Fort Wayne firefighter injured

– A Fort Wayne firefighter injured his knee while fighting a fire Wednesday evening. The firefighter was transported to the hospital, and it was unknown if he was treated and released or kept overnight.

Crews were called to the 2000 block of Ellen Avenue at 8:30 p.m. and found the garage in flames. The fire was under control in 15 minutes and remains under investigation.