Firefighters Hospitalized After Roof Collapse

By Emily Dwire
By Rachel Martin

July 28, 2013 Updated Jul 28, 2013 at 7:04 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) – Three Fort Wayne firefighters were taken to the hospital in good condition after a ceiling collapsed on top of them.

The Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) was called to a house on the 6400 block of High Point Drive, a little before 11 a.m. Sunday to find fire and smoke coming from the back of the house and the attic.

Firefighters say the homeowners were grilling too close to the house, which caused the blaze.

The fire was under control in 25 minutes, but the house suffered heavy fire and water damage, as well as minor smoke damage. A house next door also suffered minor damage from the heat of the blaze.

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