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FWFD crew douses attic fire in 14 minutes

After neighbors reported smoke coming from a home at 434 West Dewald early Thursday, it took just 14 minutes for firefighters to extinguish a long smoldering fire in the attic, Fort Wayne Battalion Chief Jeff Berning said.

At 12:30 a.m., crews arrived, confirmed smoke was coming from the roof and put out the smoldering fire in the attic. Crews stayed at the home for several hours to remove the smoldering insulation.

According to Berning, the Red Cross is assisting the residents, who were not home at the time.

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