News release from the Fort Wayne Fire Department:
House Fire, 7032 Elmbrook Drive
(May 30, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to a garage fire at 7032 Elmbrook Drive. Occupant stated that he was working on a vehicle in the garage. He removed fuel tank and was dragging it across garage floor. Gas ignited causing burns to resident he self evacuated and was taken to hospital by TRAA in serious condition. Fire was extinguished and under control in 27 minutes.
Extensive overhaul was needed in attic area of structure.
TRAA, AEP, NIPSCO, and the FWPD assisted