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Police and fire

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    A fire in two apartments Wednesday afternoon forced the residents to find somewhere else to stay this Thanksgiving.The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called about 4:10 p.m.
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Drivers escape serious injury in US 6 crash

Courtesy DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department
A Ford F-250 was totaled Friday in a crash on U.S. 6 but no one was seriously injured, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department. It said that the pickup was stopped east of Kendallville near County Road 3 about 9 a.m. and was turning left at the same time a semi attempted to pass. The impact sent both vehicles into a ditch. The sheriff’s department said the pickup driver was treated for bruises and that the semi driver was not hurt. The crash snarled traffic in the area for about two hours.

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