Nursing home damaged in small electrical fire

Fort Wane nursing home fire on Feb. 26, 2015 (Photo courtesy WANE News)

Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) – A Fort Wayne nursing home is damaged after a small fire Thursday morning.

Firefighters were called to Renaissance Village on West County Line Road, around 4:45 a.m. A small amount of smoke was coming from the building upon arrival, but no flames were visible.

Officials said a small electrical issue caused the fire and crews got it under control quickly, reported WISH-TV sister station WANE News.

Residents living in the smoke-filled area of the building were moved to another location, but remained inside. No injuries were reported.

Firefighters from Aboite, Arcola, Jefferson and Union Townships all responded to the fire. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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