4 adults, 9 children escape Pontiac fire

March 3, 2019

Four adults and nine children were receiving care from the Red Cross after a fire heavily damaged a house.

Fort Wayne firefighters arrived at 1526 E. Pontiac St., about 3:30 a.m. Saturday and found flames and smoke coming from the front porch and rooms of the two-story home, according to a Fort Wayne Fire Department news release.

The people inside the home had already evacuated.

It took crews about a half-hour to get the fire under control. The blaze remains under investigation.