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Firefighters work on the roof of a Kirkland Avenue home heavily damaged by fire Tuesday morning.

House heavily damaged in fire

FORT WAYNE – A house on the city’s northeast side with a “for sale” sign in front of it was heavily damaged by fire late Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were called to 3530 Kirkland Ave. at 11:20 a.m. When they arrived, heavy smoke and flames were coming from the roof of the two-story house.

No one is living in the house and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.