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Vacant House Fire On North West Side

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO):  Fire crews were called to a vacant house fire early Sunday morning.

The call came in around 4:38 a.m. to 1518 Richardson Street, just north west of downtown.   They were able to identify the fire coming form the side of the abandoned home.  While working to get their way inside the house to battle the blaze, crews were dealing with a down electrical line that supplied power the house.  

No one was injured and no one was inside at the time of the fire.  They were able to have the fire under control by 4:55 a.m. and the event remains under investigation. 

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